Appointment of Jenny Willott Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority — 13 Jul 2016 at 12:52
The majority of MPs voted for the appointment of Jenny Willott to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs was:
- That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Jenny Willott to the office of ordinary member of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority with effect from 7 August 2016 for the period ending 31 December 2020.
Under the Parliamentary Standards Act, one Member of the IPSA Board must be a person who has been (but is no longer) a member of the House of Commons. Willott, an ex MP, was being appointed to that board position.
The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority regulates and administers MPs’ business costs, expenses, pay and pensions.
-  Report of the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, Second Report 2016, Appointment of an IPSA Board Member.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||255 (+2 tell)||4||0||79.1%|
|Lab||0||40 (+2 tell)||0||18.2%|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||no|
|Karl McCartney||Lincoln||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||no|