Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — 2014 General Election — 16 Nov 2010 at 21:30

The majority of MPs voted against bringing the date of the next general election forward by a year to 1 May 2014.

MPs rejected an amendment to the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill[1] which stated:

  • page 1, line 5, leave out '7 May 2015' and insert '1 May 2014'.

In the bill as introduced[2] the relevant clause stated:

  • The polling day for the next parliamentary general election after the passing of this Act is to be 7 May 2015.

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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
Con265 (+1 tell) 3087.9%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 229 (+1 tell)089.5%
LDem47 (+1 tell) 0084.2%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 4 (+1 tell)083.3%
Total:315 242087.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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
Philip HolloboneKetteringConaye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConaye
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConaye

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