Business of the House (Private Members' Bills) — 17 Jul 2017 at 21:28

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against additional time to consider proposals for new laws put forward by MPs who are not ministers.

The majority of MPs voted against additional time to consider Private Members' Bills. Private Members' Bills enable MPs who are not ministers to propose new laws.

MPs were considering the following motion:

  • That Private Members’ Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 20 October, 3 November, 1 December 2017, 19 January, 2 and 23 February, 16 March, 27 April, 11 May, 15 June, 6 July, 26 October and 23 November 2018.

the amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • a), after ‘That’, insert
  • ', subject to the House agreeing before Thursday 13 September 2017 to a Motion providing for an additional 13 sitting Fridays for Private Members’ Bills together with the necessary adjustments to Standing Order No.14,’

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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
Con306 (+2 tell) 0097.2%
DUP9 0090.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 251 (+2 tell)096.6%
LDem0 4033.3%
PC0 1025.0%
SNP0 27077.1%
Total:315 285094.1%

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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