Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Curtail Debate and Move to Vote — 18 Nov 2016 at 13:33

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against curtailing the debate on the Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill and holding a vote on its second reading.

MPs were considering the Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill[1]

The majority of MPs voted to curtail debate on the bill and hold a vote on its second reading.

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That the Question be now put.

Agreement to the motion by the majority of MPs led immediately to a vote on the second reading of the Bill under consideration.

This vote was held 1:33pm[2] and if debate had concluded before 2.30pm the remaining time could be used to debate another bill[3].

It may be those voting to curtail the debate and hold the vote wanted to see debate on a further bill, or bills, occur.

Debate in Parliament |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con4 35 (+2 tell)012.5%
DUP1 0012.5%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent1 0033.3%
Lab214 (+2 tell) 0093.1%
LDem4 0050.0%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP30 0055.6%
Total:257 35046.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)aye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)aye
Steve DoubleSt Austell and NewquayCon (front bench)aye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye

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