Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected — 30 Apr 2008 at 17:30

The majority of MPs voted against requiring the Secretary of State to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff that would have rewarded consumers for each kilowatt hour of energy exported back onto the public gas or electricity network from a renewable source.[1]

The proposal[2] would have been included as part of the Energy Bill,[3] and resulted in a set of regulations being laid before Parliament within one year of the law being passed.

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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 125065.1%
DUP0 3033.3%
Independent0 3060.0%
Independent Labour0 10100.0%
Lab250 (+2 tell) 35 (+2 tell)082.3%
LDem0 35055.6%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 4066.7%
UKIP0 10100.0%
Total:250 210073.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
David HeyesAshton-under-LyneLabaye
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLab (minister)aye
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLab (minister)aye
Colin BurgonElmetLabaye
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)aye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabaye
Linda RiordanHalifaxLab (minister)aye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLab (minister)aye
Peter SoulsbyLeicester SouthLab (minister)aye
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab (minister)aye
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLab (minister)aye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)aye
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLabaye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabaye
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLab (minister)aye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLabaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLab (minister)aye
Paul TruswellPudseyLabaye
John GroganSelbyLab (minister)aye
Frank CookStockton NorthLab (minister)aye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
David DrewStroudLab (minister)aye
Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabaye
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye

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