Appointment of Professor Sir Ian Kennedy as Electoral Commissioner — 23 Jan 2018 at 18:33
The majority of MPs voted against appointing Professor Sir Ian Kennedy as Electoral Commissioner.
The motion rejected by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:
- That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Professor Sir Ian Kennedy as an Electoral Commissioner with effect from 1 February 2018 for the period ending 31 January 2022.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||40 (+1 tell)||32 (+2 tell)||0||23.7%|
|Lab||31 (+1 tell)||5||0||14.3%|