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.
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|
|Lab||180 (+2 tell)||0 (+2 tell)||0||71.3%|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Karl McCartney||Lincoln||Con (front bench)||both|
|Matthew Offord||Hendon||Con (front bench)||both|
|Stephen Phillips||Sleaford and North Hykeham||Con (front bench)||both|
|John Stevenson||Carlisle||Con (front bench)||both|
|Martin Vickers||Cleethorpes||Con (front bench)||both|
|Tom Blenkinsop||Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland||Lab (minister)||tellno|
|Graham Jones||Hyndburn||Lab (minister)||tellno|
|Mike Thornton||Eastleigh||LDem (front bench)||no|