Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — Month or year sunset clause — 19 Feb 2008 at 21:30

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted in the minority (Aye).

The majority voted against changing the duration of powers to nationalize banks provided by Banking (Special Provisions) Bill[1] from one year[2] to one month.[3]

This provision in law is commonly known as a sunset clause. Without it, the powers conferred to the Government by the legislation continues indefinitely or until a future Act of Parliament changes it.

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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 160 (+2 tell)083.9%
DUP0 5055.6%
Independent0 1020.0%
Lab300 (+2 tell) 0085.8%
LDem0 50079.4%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP0 4066.7%
Total:302 222083.3%

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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