Orders of the Day — Finance Bill — 21 Apr 2008 at 21:56
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.
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||159 (+2 tell)||0||83.9%|
|Lab||293 (+2 tell)||0||0||84.0%|