Immediate General Election — rejected — 10 Jun 2009 at 18:44

The majority of MPs voted against the motion:

  • This House requests the Prime Minister to seek a dissolution of the present Parliament.

which would have resulted in the immediate calling for a General Election

This vote was held following an Opposition Day debate sponsored by the nationalist parties, SNP and Plaid Cymru.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 190098.4%
DUP0 6066.7%
Independent2 40100.0%
Lab335 (+2 tell) 0096.6%
LDem0 59093.7%
PC0 2 (+1 tell)0100.0%
Respect0 10100.0%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP0 6 (+1 tell)0100.0%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:340 268096.4%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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