Orders of the Day — Finance Bill — 21 Apr 2008 at 21:56

The Majority agreed that the Finance Bill 2008 should be given a Second Reading. This is the most important stage for a Bill as it is when the main purpose of a Bill is discussed and voted on.

The three central areas of the Bill as defined by Yvette Cooper as Chief Secretary to the Treasury included:

support for the economy at a time of global economic turbulence; the changes to the personal tax system; and the long-term reforms for the future of our country, particularly those addressing climate change.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 159 (+2 tell)083.9%
DUP0 1011.1%
Independent0 1020.0%
Lab293 (+2 tell) 0084.0%
LDem0 55087.3%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 4066.7%
Total:293 222082.5%

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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