Office for Budget Responsibility to Scrutinise Tax and Spending Measures in Political Party Manifestos — 16 Jul 2014 at 13:33

The majority of MPs voted for the Office for Budget Responsibility to scrutinise the tax and spending measures in the manifestos of the main political parties.

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011 to allow the Office for Budget Responsibility to scrutinise and certificate the policy costings of political parties represented in the House of Commons.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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
Con2 1055.6%
DUP4 0050.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab180 (+2 tell) 0 (+2 tell)071.3%
LDem3 107.1%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP3 00100.0%
SNP4 0066.7%
Total:199 11534.2%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)aye
Karl McCartneyLincolnCon (front bench)both
Matthew OffordHendonCon (front bench)both
Stephen PhillipsSleaford and North HykehamCon (front bench)both
John StevensonCarlisleCon (front bench)both
Martin VickersCleethorpesCon (front bench)both
Tom BlenkinsopMiddlesbrough South and East ClevelandLab (minister)tellno
Graham JonesHyndburnLab (minister)tellno
Mike ThorntonEastleighLDem (front bench)no

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