Political Parties and Elections Bill — £50,000 cap on donations — rejected — 2 Mar 2009 at 18:45

The majority of MPs voted against imposing a maximum allowable donation from any person to any registered party of £50,000 per calender year.

This would have been done by adding a new Clause into the Political Parties and Elections Bill[1] that would (had it passed) changed the Political Parties, Elections and Referendum Act 2000 and inserted a new subsection into the part relating to "Permissible donors".[2]

Only four members of the Conservative Party chose to vote on this proposal.

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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
Con1 302.1%
Independent1 3066.7%
Lab296 (+2 tell) 0085.1%
LDem0 56 (+2 tell)193.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 5071.4%
Total:298 69159.8%

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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Philip DaviesShipleyConno
John LeechManchester, WithingtonLDem (front bench)both

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