Transport for London Bill — Reintroduction — 16 Nov 2015 at 22:10
The majority of MPs voted in favour of giving more powers to Transport for London including allowing its subsidiaries to borrow against their assets.
The question supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the promoters of the Transport for London Bill [Lords], which was originally introduced in the House of Lords in Session 2010-12 on 24 January 2011, may have leave to proceed with the Bill in the current Session according to the provisions of Standing Order 188B (Revival of Bills
According to Parliament's webpage on The Bill it:
- enables TfL subsidiaries to mortgage or charge any of its property as security for money which it has borrowed or otherwise owes
- changes the rules relating to TfL’s ability to carry out activities through a company limited by shares, or enter into limited partnerships (whether to promote or assist)
- extends the powers of TfL’s subsidiaries in respect of risk mitigation investments.
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||138 (+2 tell)||0||0||42.4%|
|Lab||0||28 (+2 tell)||0||13.0%|