Business of the House (Private Members' Bills) — 17 Jul 2017 at 21:28
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against additional time to consider proposals for new laws put forward by MPs who are not ministers.
The majority of MPs voted against additional time to consider Private Members' Bills. Private Members' Bills enable MPs who are not ministers to propose new laws.
MPs were considering the following motion:
- That Private Members’ Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 20 October, 3 November, 1 December 2017, 19 January, 2 and 23 February, 16 March, 27 April, 11 May, 15 June, 6 July, 26 October and 23 November 2018.
the amendment rejected in this vote was:
- a), after ‘That’, insert
- ', subject to the House agreeing before Thursday 13 September 2017 to a Motion providing for an additional 13 sitting Fridays for Private Members’ Bills together with the necessary adjustments to Standing Order No.14,’
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||306 (+2 tell)||0||0||97.2%|
|Lab||0||251 (+2 tell)||0||96.6%|