Draft Trade Union Act 2016 (Political Funds) (Transition Period) — Transition Period for Opt-In Requirement for Contributions to Union Political Funds — 8 Feb 2017 at 20:51

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted to set a one year transition period, starting on the 1st of March 2017, relating to the requirement for trade union members to opt-in to contributions to a union's "political fund".

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

The regulations set a one year transition period, starting on the 1st of March 2017, for the requirement for trade union members to opt-in to contributions to a union's "political fund"[1]. A trade union wishing to spend money on party political activities must set up a separate political fund for financing any such expenditure[2].

The transition period was provided for by section 11(5) of the Trade Union Act 2016 and required in order to bring provisions in that section into force.

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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
Con312 0094.8%
DUP7 0087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 20100.0%
Lab0 196085.2%
LDem0 000.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 50092.6%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:322 255089.9%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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