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. 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.
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||258 (+2 tell)||5 (+2 tell)||0||87.3%|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Julian Lewis||New Forest East||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||no|
|Andrew Turner||Isle of Wight||Con (front bench)||no|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|