Motor Vehicles (Variation of Speed Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 — Increasing HGV Speed Limits — 2 Feb 2015 at 20:04
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to increase speed limits for heavy goods vehicles.
The majority of MPs voted to increase the maximum speed limit for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) over 7.5 tonnes from 40 to 50 miles per hour on single carriageway roads and from 50 to 60 miles per hour on dual carriageway roads in England and Wales.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Motor Vehicles (Variation of Speed Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014, dated 30 November 2014, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3 December 2014, be approved.
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||219 (+2 tell)||0||0||72.9%|
|Lab||0||54 (+2 tell)||0||21.7%|
|John Leech||Manchester, Withington||LDem (front bench)||no|