Criminal Legal Aid — Determination of Payment Levels — 8 May 2018 at 21:38

The majority of MPs voted to base legal aid payments for criminal defence work on the category of offence involved; rather than on factors such as the number of pages of prosecution evidence.

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

The regulations reformed the way legal aid is paid in criminal cases, moving from basing payments on factors including the number of pages of prosecution evidence, and number of witnesses, to instead basing them on the categorisation of the offence that the defendant is charged with.

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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
Con294 (+2 tell) 0093.4%
DUP6 0060.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 30100.0%
Lab0 235 (+2 tell)091.2%
LDem0 9075.0%
PC0 40100.0%
Total:300 252091.6%

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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