Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends — 4 Dec 2013 at 13:34

Peter Aldous MP, Waveney voted against giving voters the power to prompt a new election for an elected representative before their term of office comes to an end.

The majority of MPs voted for voters to be able to recall their elected representatives in specified circumstances. In other words to enable voters to require another election to be held part-way through an elected representative's term of office.

The motion supported by the majority of MPs voting was:

  • That leave be given to bring in a Bill to permit voters to recall their elected representatives in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes.

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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
Con67 (+1 tell) 10 (+2 tell)026.2%
DUP6 0075.0%
Green0 (+1 tell) 00100.0%
Independent2 00100.0%
Lab25 6012.0%
LDem18 0032.1%
PC2 10100.0%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP5 0083.3%
Total:127 17023.1%

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 AldousWaveneyCon (front bench)no
John BaronBasildon and BillericayCon (front bench)no
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyCon (front bench)no
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellno
Douglas CarswellClactonContellno
David DaviesMonmouthCon (front bench)no
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
Richard DraxSouth DorsetCon (front bench)no
James DuddridgeRochford and Southend EastCon (front bench)no
Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon (front bench)no
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Justin TomlinsonNorth SwindonCon (front bench)no
Nick BrownNewcastle upon Tyne EastLab (minister)no
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
Brian H DonohoeCentral AyrshireLabno
Tom HarrisGlasgow SouthLab (minister)no
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Chris WilliamsonDerby NorthLab (minister)no
Elfyn LlwydDwyfor MeirionnyddPC (front bench)no

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