Lawful Immigration from Commonwealth Countries Prior to 1973 — Windrush — Provision of Papers — 2 May 2018 at 18:53

Zac Goldsmith MP, Richmond Park voted against the provision of all papers, correspondence and advice, from May 2010, relating to treatment by the UK Government of those who arrived in the UK lawfully from Commonwealth countries before 1 January 1973.

The majority of MPs voted against the provision of all papers, correspondence and advice, from May 2010, relating to treatment by the UK Government of those who arrived in the UK lawfully from Commonwealth countries before 1 January 1973.

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

  • That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, that she will be graciously pleased to give directions that the following papers be provided to the Home Affairs Committee: all papers, correspondence and advice including emails and text messages, from 11 May 2010 up to and including 1 May 2018, to and between Ministers, senior officials and Special Advisers relating to policy decisions including on the Immigration Acts 2014 and 2016 with regard the Windrush generation cases, including deportations, detentions and refusal of re-entry, the setting of deportation and removal targets and their effect on the Windrush generation, and action taken within Government following the concerns raised by Caribbean Governments with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office including the original decision by the Prime Minister not to meet Caribbean Heads of Government and officials, and all copies of minutes and papers relating to the Cabinet’s Immigration Implementation Taskforce.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con307 (+2 tell) 0097.5%
DUP9 0090.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 183 (+2 tell)070.6%
LDem0 5041.7%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 28080.0%
Total:316 221084.4%

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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