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.

Debate in Parliament |

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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
Con41 (+1 tell) 32 (+2 tell)024.0%
DUP1 6070.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab31 (+1 tell) 5014.2%
LDem2 2033.3%
SNP2 005.7%
Total:77 46019.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Wendy MortonAldridge-BrownhillsCon (front bench)tellaye
Bill GrantAyr, Carrick and CumnockCon (front bench)aye
Victoria PrentisBanburyCon (front bench)aye
Paul MaynardBlackpool North and CleveleysCon (front bench)aye
Andrew GriffithsBurtonCon (front bench)aye
Jo ChurchillBury St EdmundsCon (front bench)tellaye
Craig WhittakerCalder ValleyCon (front bench)aye
Amanda MillingCannock ChaseCon (front bench)aye
Rebecca HarrisCastle PointCon (front bench)aye
Toby PerkinsChesterfieldLabaye
Michelle DonelanChippenhamCon (front bench)aye
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterCon (front bench)aye
Giles WatlingClactonCon (front bench)aye
Fiona BruceCongletonCon (front bench)aye
Chris Heaton-HarrisDaventryCon (front bench)aye
Sammy WilsonEast AntrimDUP (front bench)no
Paul MastertonEast RenfrewshireCon (front bench)aye
Ben BradshawExeterLab (minister)aye
Mike FreerFinchley and Golders GreenCon (front bench)aye
Robert HalfonHarlowCon (front bench)aye
Amber RuddHastings and RyeCon (front bench)aye
Alan MakHavantConaye
Bridget PhillipsonHoughton and Sunderland SouthLab (minister)aye
Jeremy WrightKenilworth and SouthamCon (front bench)aye
Heidi AlexanderLewisham EastLabaye
Craig TraceyNorth WarwickshireConaye
Chloe SmithNorwich NorthCon (front bench)aye
Luke GrahamOchil and South PerthshireCon (front bench)aye
Andrew StephensonPendleCon (front bench)aye
Robert SymsPooleCon (front bench)aye
Stuart AndrewPudseyCon (front bench)aye
Nick HurdRuislip, Northwood and PinnerCon (front bench)aye
Mark SpencerSherwoodCon (front bench)aye
Andrea LeadsomSouth NorthamptonshireCon (front bench)aye
Gavin WilliamsonSouth StaffordshireCon (front bench)aye
Christopher PincherTamworthCon (front bench)aye
Mary CreaghWakefieldLab (minister)aye
Nusrat GhaniWealdenCon (front bench)aye
Andrew BowieWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineCon (front bench)aye
Ben WallaceWyre and Preston NorthCon (front bench)aye

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