Opposition Day — Boosting Participation in Sport — Support for Local Grassroots Sports Clubs — 24 Jun 2015 at 18:50

The majority of MPs voted against urgent action to boost participation in sport and against support for local grassroots sports clubs and associations.

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

  • This House
  • notes that the number of people participating in regular sport or physical activity has fallen significantly since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games;
  • fears that the Government has squandered the Olympic legacy it was bequeathed in 2010;
  • believes that increasing participation in a wide range of sports is key to creating the next generation of elite athletes and to improving the health and wellbeing of the nation; and
  • urges the Government to take urgent action to boost participation and support local grassroots sports clubs and associations.

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con305 (+2 tell) 0093.0%
DUP2 0025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 203 (+2 tell)088.4%
LDem0 4050.0%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 39069.6%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:309 250087.6%

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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