Debate on the Address — Economy, Pensions and Welfare — 15 Dec 2008 at 21:44

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment proposed: at the end of the Question to add:

"but humbly regret that the Gracious Speech fails to provide proposals to alleviate the hardship facing hardworking British families by reducing energy bills, boosting growth through investment in social housing, transport and green energy programmes, making banks prioritise lending to British businesses, fundamentally altering the structure of British taxes to make them fairer, closing tax loopholes on the very rich and making significant cuts in income tax for those on ordinary and low incomes." -(Mr. Burstow.)

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 33), That the amendment be made.

The House divided: Ayes 66, Noes 304.

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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 000.0%
DUP0 3033.3%
Independent0 4066.7%
Lab303 (+2 tell) 0087.1%
LDem0 59 (+2 tell)096.8%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:304 66060.1%

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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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