Queen's Speech — Note of Thanks — 17 May 2012 at 18:12
The majority of MPs voted to send a proposed note of thanks to the Queen following the Queens' Speech to Parliament. The text of the approved motion was:
- That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:
- Most Gracious Sovereign,
- We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.
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||269 (+1 tell)||0||0||88.2%|
|Lab||0||204 (+2 tell)||0||80.2%|
|LDem||41 (+1 tell)||0||0||73.7%|