Wind Farm Subsidies (Abolition) Bill — Second Reading — 6 Mar 2015 at 12:50

The majority of MPs voted in favour of public subsidies for electricity generating wind farms.

The motion rejected by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:

  • That the Bill be now read a Second time.

The Bill's operative clause states:

  • 1. Onshore wind farm subsidies
  • (1) No payment shall be made by any government department or agency-
  • (a) in excess of the prevailing wholesale price of electricity in respect of electricity generated by onshore wind farms; or
  • (b) otherwise for the purpose of subsidising the construction, development or operation of onshore wind farms for the purpose of generating electricity.
  • (2) Subsection (1) shall not apply to payments made or due to be made in respect of onshore wind farms already operational prior to this Act coming into force.

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All Votes Cast - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party are marked in red. Also shows which MPs were ministers at the time of this vote. You can also see every eligible MP including those who did not vote in this division.

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)tellaye
Geoffrey CoxTorridge and West DevonCon (front bench)aye
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)aye
Alan DuncanRutland and MeltonConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
Greg KnightEast YorkshireConaye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)aye
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetCon (front bench)aye
Tony BaldryBanburyCon (front bench)no
Andrew BinghamHigh PeakCon (front bench)no
Nicholas BolesGrantham and StamfordCon (front bench)no
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
Julian BrazierCanterburyCon (front bench)no
James BrokenshireOld Bexley and SidcupCon (front bench)no
George EusticeCamborne and RedruthCon (front bench)no
Jonathan EvansCardiff NorthConno
David EvennettBexleyheath and CrayfordCon (front bench)tellno
George FreemanMid NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Mark GarnierWyre ForestCon (front bench)no
Matthew HancockWest SuffolkCon (front bench)no
Greg HandsChelsea and FulhamCon (front bench)tellno
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexCon (front bench)no
Jo JohnsonOrpingtonCon (front bench)no
Andrew MurrisonSouth West WiltshireCon (front bench)no
John PenroseWeston-Super-MareCon (front bench)no
Claire PerryDevizesCon (front bench)no
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Bob StewartBeckenhamCon (front bench)no
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Hugo SwireEast DevonCon (front bench)no
Ed VaizeyWantageCon (front bench)no
Ben WallaceWyre and Preston NorthCon (front bench)no
George YoungNorth West HampshireConno
Lyn BrownWest HamLab (minister)no
Alan CampbellTynemouthLab (minister)no
Stella CreasyWalthamstowLab (minister)no
Jack DromeyBirmingham, ErdingtonLab (minister)no
Julie ElliottSunderland CentralLab (minister)no
Andrew GwynneDenton and ReddishLab (minister)no
Susan Elan JonesClwyd SouthLab (minister)no
Gerald KaufmanManchester, GortonLab (minister)no
Chris LeslieNottingham EastLab (minister)no
Michael McCannEast Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowLab (minister)no
Pat McFaddenWolverhampton South EastLab (minister)no
Steve PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)no
Andrew SlaughterHammersmithLab (minister)no
Tom BrakeCarshalton and WallingtonLDem (front bench)no
Steve WebbThornbury and YateLDem (front bench)no

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