UK Support for Saudi Arabia-led Coalition Forces in Yemen — 26 Oct 2016 at 18:52
Jeremy Corbyn MP, Islington North voted against UK support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces in Yemen until it has been determined if they have violated international humanitarian law.
The majority of MPs voted in favour of UK support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces in Yemen.
The motion rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House
- supports efforts to bring about a cessation of hostilities and provide humanitarian relief in Yemen, and notes that the country is now on the brink of famine;
- condemns the reported bombings of civilian areas that have exacerbated this crisis;
- believes that a full independent UN-led investigation must be established into alleged violations of international humanitarian law in the conflict in Yemen; and
- calls on the Government to suspend its support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces in Yemen until it has been determined whether they have been responsible for any such violations.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||282 (+2 tell)||1||0||86.6%|
|Lab||0||130 (+2 tell)||0||56.9%|
|Chris White||Warwick and Leamington||Con (front bench)||aye|