Business of the House — Arrangements for Consideration of the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill — Enable Opposition Amendments to be Made — 29 Oct 2019 at 13:59

The majority of MPs voted to allow the chair or Speaker to select amendments, new clauses, or new schedules, to put to MPs for a decision during consideration of the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill, enabling opposition amendments.[1].

MPs were considering a motion which began[2]:

  • That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill:
  • (1) (a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings up to and including Third Reading shall be taken at today’s sitting in accordance with this Order.
  • (b) Notices of amendments, new Clauses or new Schedules to be moved in Committee of the whole House may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a second time.
  • (c) Proceedings on Second Reading shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) four hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.
  • (d) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings up to and including Third Reading shall be brought to a conclusion (so far as not previously concluded) six hours after the commencement of proceedings on the Motion for this Order.
  • ...
  • (7) For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (1), the Chairman or Speaker shall forthwith put the following Questions in the same order as they would fall to be put if this Order did not apply—
  • (a) any Question already proposed from the Chair;
  • (b) any Question necessary to bring to a decision a Question so proposed;
  • (c) the Question on any amendment moved or Motion made by a Minister of the Crown;
  • (d) any other Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded; and shall not put any other questions, other than the question on any motion described in paragraph (18)(a) of this Order.

The amendment approved in this vote was:

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 281 (+2 tell)098.3%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent22 13083.3%
Lab236 (+2 tell) 1096.8%
LDem15 00100.0%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP34 0097.1%
Total:312 295096.7%

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
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no

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