Opposition Day — Tuition Fees — 30 Nov 2010 at 21:54

The majority of MPs voted against an opposition motion urging the Government to bring forward the publication date of a proposed White Paper on Higher Education and expressing concern about the Government's Higher Education proposals.

The text of the rejected motion was:

  • That this House
  • believes that the Government should publish a White Paper on higher education in England, setting out the full detail of its plans for higher education funding and student finance before asking Parliament to vote on whether to raise the fee cap;
  • is concerned that major questions about how the Government's market in higher education is intended to work remain unanswered;
  • is concerned that recent graduates will be responsible for repaying loans for up to 30 years because the teaching grant is being cut by 80 per cent.; and
  • urges the Higher Education Minister to bring forward publication of the White Paper.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Public Whip is run as a free not-for-profit service. If you'd like to support us, please consider switching your (UK) electricity and/or gas to Octopus Energy or tip us via Ko-Fi.

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con266 (+1 tell) 0087.3%
DUP0 6075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 225 (+2 tell)088.3%
LDem41 (+1 tell) 0073.7%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:307 244086.3%

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

no rebellions

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive