Parliamentary Standards Bill — Clause 5 — MPs' financial interests rules — 30 Jun 2009 at 21:45
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
The majority of MPs agreed to amend the bill adding a subsection to clause 5 requiring the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) to prepare a code to be observed by members of the House of Commons. Subsection 5(1) of already required IPSA to prepare "rules". Subsections (7), (8) and (10) specified the content of the both original "rules", and the "code" which this amendment replaced the rules with.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||151 (+2 tell)||0||79.7%|
|Lab||286 (+2 tell)||0||0||82.5%|