Loans to Ireland Bill — Second Reading — 15 Dec 2010 at 16:05

The majority of MPs voted to authorise a loan from the UK to the Republic of Ireland of up to £3.25bn and to set proceedures for increasing this amount.

MPs were considering the Loans to Ireland Bill[1]. The motion passed in this vote was:

  • That the Bill be now read a Second time.

The passing of this motion showed the House's support for the main principles of the Bill and allowed it to continue on its path to becoming law.

The Bill has been summarised by Parliament as follows:

  • The Bill authorises the Treasury to loan up to £3.25bn to Ireland, and contains an order-making power to increase this limit subject to affirmative procedure in the Commons.


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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con258 (+2 tell) 5 (+2 tell)087.3%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab204 2080.2%
LDem47 0082.5%
PC1 0033.3%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP6 00100.0%
Total:523 7083.2%

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

Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellno
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)no
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)tellno
Julian LewisNew Forest EastCon (front bench)no
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno

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