Higher Education Bill — Director of Fair Access to Higher Education — 23 Jun 2004 at 14:31
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted to require universities charging the higher rate of tuition fees to plough back some of that extra income into outreach and financial support for students.
The text of the approved motion was:
- That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said amendment.
During debate Alan Johnston MP spoke about the amendment, No. 17, and said:
- institutions must plough back some of that extra income into outreach and financial support for students
-  Alan Johnston MP, House of Commons, 23 Jun 2004
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||106 (+2 tell)||0||66.3%|
|Lab||308 (+2 tell)||0||0||76.4%|