Secretary of State for Transport — Censure — Salary Reduction — East Coast Franchise — 23 May 2018 at 15:49
The majority of MPs voted not to censure the Secretary of State for Transport for his handling of the East Coast franchise and his proposal to re-privatise the route rather than operate it as a public sector operation and against reducing the Secretary of State's ministerial salary by £2,400 per year.
The motion rejected by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That this House
- censures the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt hon Member for Epsom and Ewell, for his handling of the East Coast franchise and his proposal to re-privatise the route rather than operate it as a public sector operation; and
- calls on the Government to reduce his ministerial salary by £2,400 per year.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||296 (+2 tell)||0||0||94.0%|
|Lab||0||233 (+2 tell)||0||89.7%|