Business of the House — Closure of Debate — Scrutiny of EU Foreign, Defence and Security Policy — 10 Mar 2011 at 17:57

The majority of MPs voted to bring a debate on scrutiny of European foreign, defence and security policy to a close.

The debate had gone on for around an hour and a half.

The motion approved by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That the Question be now put.

The result of this motion being passed was the curtailing of the debate on the motion being debated and the move to a vote.

The motion under consideration was:

The primary approach suggested by the committee was to use the Conference of European Affairs Committees of Parliaments of the EU as oversight body for European foreign, defence and security policy.

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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
Con88 (+2 tell) 3 (+2 tell)031.0%
Lab13 105.4%
LDem16 0028.1%
PC1 0033.3%
Total:118 4020.2%

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)no
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)tellno
James ClappisonHertsmereCon (front bench)tellno
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLab (minister)no

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