Immediate General Election — rejected — 10 Jun 2009 at 18:44
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to hold an immediate General Election
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.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||335 (+2 tell)||0||0||96.6%|
|PC||0||2 (+1 tell)||0||100.0%|
|SNP||0||6 (+1 tell)||0||100.0%|