New Standing Order — Consideration of Orders to Abolish, Merge or Modify Public Bodies — 19 Jan 2012 at 15:05

George Osborne MP, Tatton did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted in favour of creating a new House of Commons standing order[1] to set out which committee of the House of Commons is charged with considering orders to abolish, merge or modify public bodies made under the powers within Part 1 of the Public Bodies Act 2011.

The Standing Order approved in this vote provided for the Select Committee responsible for scrutinising the work of the Department of the Minister who has laid the draft order to have the role of considering the order and that in the case of a draft order laid by a Minister in the Cabinet Office, consideration would be by the Select Committee on Public Administration.

The Standing Order approved in the vote also allows the Liaison Committee to designate an alternative select committee to consider a specific order.

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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
Con225 (+2 tell) 0074.2%
Lab0 175 (+2 tell)068.6%
LDem32 0056.1%
PC0 1033.3%
Total:257 176070.0%

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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