United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 — Libya — No Fly Zone — 21 Mar 2011 at 21:42

The majority of MPs voted in support of a motion welcoming the use of the UK's military in establishing of a no-fly zone in Libya

  • This House
  • welcomes United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1973;[1]
  • deplores the ongoing use of violence by the Libyan regime;
  • acknowledges the demonstrable need, regional support and clear legal basis for urgent action to protect the people of Libya;
  • accordingly supports Her Majesty's Government, working with others, in the taking of all necessary measures to protect civilians and civilian populated areas under threat of attack in Libya and to enforce the No Fly Zone, including the use of UK armed forces and military assets in accordance with UNSC Resolution 1973; and
  • offers its wholehearted support to the men and women of Her Majesty's armed forces.

No amendment had been selected for this motion.

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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
Con279 (+1 tell) 1091.8%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab212 9 (+2 tell)086.4%
LDem54 (+1 tell) 0096.5%
PC3 00100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP6 00100.0%
Total:557 13089.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

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John BaronBasildon and BillericayConno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Hall GreenLabno
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Yasmin QureshiBolton South EastLabtellno
Barry GardinerBrent NorthLabno
Linda RiordanHalifaxLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLabtellno
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLabno

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