Sub Post-Offices — Condemnation of closure plan — rejected — 10 Jan 2007 at 18:45

The majority of MPs voted to delete the motion:[1]

  • This House
  • recognises the contribution that sub-post offices make in communities across the country;
  • pays tribute to sub-postmasters and postmistresses for the service they provide;
  • believes that sub-post offices have a key role to play in delivering new services in those communities for local councils, businesses and consumers;
  • condemns the Government's short-sighted plan to close 2,500 sub-post offices; and
  • urges the Government to allow sub-post offices greater freedom to develop their businesses.

A new motion voted into its place immediately afterwards.[2]

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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
Con0 172 (+2 tell)088.8%
DUP0 5055.6%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab309 (+2 tell) 0088.4%
LDem0 55087.3%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 4066.7%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:310 241087.8%

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