Armed Forces Bill — Allow Medals Awarded by Commonwealth Governments to be Worn Without Restriction — 19 Oct 2011 at 19:30

Rehman Chishti MP, Gillingham and Rainham did not vote.

The majority of MPs against allowing the wearing, without restriction, of medals awarded by Commonwealth Governments to present or former members of Her Majesty’s armed forces and other Crown servants.

MPs were considering the Armed Forces Bill[1]. The motion approved in this vote was:

  • that this House disagrees with Lords amendment 6.

Lords amendment 6[2] sought to introduce a new clause which itself would have inserted a new clause titled "Commonwealth Medals" into the Armed Forces Act 2006 stating:

  • "Medals awarded by Commonwealth governments, including the Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal, to present or former members of Her Majesty’s armed forces and other Crown servants may be worn without restriction.”


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con227 (+1 tell) 3075.5%
DUP0 4050.0%
Lab0 204 (+2 tell)079.8%
LDem36 (+1 tell) 0064.9%
PC0 1033.3%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:263 216075.6%

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

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Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)no

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