Role of MPs in Appointment of Prime Minister and Cabinet — 1 Jul 2020 at 14:10

The majority of MPs voted against MPs in the House of Commons nominating the Prime Minister and approving Cabinet members.

The motion rejected by a majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That
  • leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for the House of Commons to nominate the Prime Minister and approve appointments to the Cabinet;
  • to establish the office of Acting Prime Minister;
  • and for connected purposes.

Debate in Parliament |

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All Votes Cast - sorted by constituency

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party are marked in red. Also shows which MPs were ministers at the time of this vote. You can also see every eligible MP including those who did not vote in this division.

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Robin MillarAberconwyCon (front bench)no
Kirsty BlackmanAberdeen NorthSNP (front bench)aye
Stephen FlynnAberdeen SouthSNP (front bench)aye
Neil GrayAirdrie and ShottsSNP (front bench)aye
Dave DooganAngusSNP (front bench)aye
Hywel WilliamsArfonPC (front bench)aye
Brendan O'HaraArgyll and ButeSNP (front bench)aye
Andrew GriffithArundel and South DownsCon (front bench)no
Lee AndersonAshfieldConno
Rob ButlerAylesburyCon (front bench)no
Allan DoransAyr, Carrick and CumnockSNP (front bench)aye
John BaronBasildon and BillericayConno
Brendan Clarke-SmithBassetlawCon (front bench)no
Gavin RobinsonBelfast EastDUP (front bench)no
Claire HannaBelfast SouthSDLP (front bench)aye
Huw MerrimanBexhill and BattleCon (front bench)no
Gary SambrookBirmingham, NorthfieldCon (front bench)no
Dehenna DavisonBishop AucklandCon (front bench)no
James SunderlandBracknellCon (front bench)no
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConno
Jerome MayhewBroadlandCon (front bench)no
Darren HenryBroxtoweConno
Greg SmithBuckinghamCon (front bench)no
Antony HigginbothamBurnleyCon (front bench)no
James DalyBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Christian WakefordBury SouthCon (front bench)no
Jamie StoneCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDem (front bench)aye
Craig WhittakerCalder ValleyConno
Elliot ColburnCarshalton and WallingtonCon (front bench)no
Philippa WhitfordCentral AyrshireSNP (front bench)aye
Daniel PoulterCentral Suffolk and North IpswichCon (front bench)no
Ben LakeCeredigionPC (front bench)aye
Giles WatlingClactonCon (front bench)no
Martin VickersCleethorpesCon (front bench)no
Simon BaynesClwyd SouthCon (front bench)no
David JonesClwyd WestCon (front bench)no
Steven BonnarCoatbridge, Chryston and BellshillSNP (front bench)aye
Jason McCartneyColne ValleyConno
Fiona BruceCongletonCon (front bench)no
Henry SmithCrawleyCon (front bench)no
Kieran MullanCrewe and NantwichCon (front bench)no
Stuart McDonaldCumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastSNP (front bench)aye
Danny KrugerDevizesConno
Mark EastwoodDewsburyCon (front bench)no
Nicholas FletcherDon ValleyCon (front bench)no
Marco LonghiDudley NorthCon (front bench)no
David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleCon (front bench)no
Stewart HosieDundee EastSNP (front bench)aye
Chris LawDundee WestSNP (front bench)aye
Douglas ChapmanDunfermline and West FifeSNP (front bench)aye
Liz Saville-RobertsDwyfor MeirionnyddPC (front bench)aye
Sammy WilsonEast AntrimDUP (front bench)no
Simon JuppEast DevonCon (front bench)no
Lisa CameronEast Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowSNP (front bench)aye
Gregory CampbellEast LondonderryDUP (front bench)no
Kirsten OswaldEast RenfrewshireSNP (front bench)aye
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon (front bench)no
Paul HolmesEastleighCon (front bench)no
Tommy SheppardEdinburgh EastSNP (front bench)aye
Deidre BrockEdinburgh North and LeithSNP (front bench)aye
Joanna CherryEdinburgh South WestSNP (front bench)aye
Christine JardineEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)aye
Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellConno
John McNallyFalkirkSNP (front bench)aye
Mark HarperForest of DeanConno
Mark MenziesFyldeCon (front bench)no
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)no
Tom RandallGedlingCon (front bench)no
Alison ThewlissGlasgow CentralSNP (front bench)aye
David LindenGlasgow EastSNP (front bench)tellaye
Patrick GradyGlasgow NorthSNP (front bench)aye
Anne McLaughlinGlasgow North EastSNP (front bench)aye
Carol MonaghanGlasgow North WestSNP (front bench)aye
Chris StephensGlasgow South WestSNP (front bench)aye
Peter GrantGlenrothesSNP (front bench)aye
Richard ThomsonGordonSNP (front bench)aye
Gareth DaviesGrantham and StamfordCon (front bench)no
Lia NiciGreat GrimsbyCon (front bench)no
Robert HalfonHarlowCon (front bench)no
Andrew JonesHarrogate and KnaresboroughCon (front bench)no
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastCon (front bench)no
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexCon (front bench)no
Sally-Ann HartHastings and RyeCon (front bench)no
William WraggHazel GroveCon (front bench)tellno
Mike PenningHemel HempsteadConno
Matthew OffordHendonCon (front bench)no
Julie MarsonHertford and StortfordCon (front bench)no
Chris ClarksonHeywood and MiddletonCon (front bench)no
Robert LarganHigh PeakCon (front bench)no
Ronnie CowanInverclydeSNP (front bench)aye
Drew HendryInverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeySNP (front bench)aye
Tom HuntIpswichCon (front bench)no
Robbie MooreKeighleyCon (front bench)no
Felicity BuchanKensingtonCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Alan BrownKilmarnock and LoudounSNP (front bench)aye
Edward DaveyKingston and SurbitonLDem (front bench)aye
Neale HanveyKirkcaldy and Cowdenbeathwhilst SNP (front bench)aye
Angela CrawleyLanark and Hamilton EastSNP (front bench)aye
James GrundyLeighConno
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)no
Martyn DayLinlithgow and East FalkirkSNP (front bench)aye
Hannah BardellLivingstonSNP (front bench)aye
Owen ThompsonMidlothianSNP (front bench)aye
Ben EverittMilton Keynes NorthCon (front bench)no
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyConno
Marion FellowsMotherwell and WishawSNP (front bench)aye
Julian LewisNew Forest Eastwhilst Con (front bench)no
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Ian Paisley JnrNorth AntrimDUP (front bench)no
Patricia GibsonNorth Ayrshire and ArranSNP (front bench)aye
Selaine SaxbyNorth DevonCon (front bench)no
Stephen FarryNorth DownAlliance (front bench)aye
Wendy ChamberlainNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)aye
Bill WigginNorth HerefordshireCon (front bench)no
Duncan BakerNorth NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Liam FoxNorth SomersetConno
James WildNorth West NorfolkCon (front bench)no
John NicolsonOchil and South PerthshireSNP (front bench)aye
Alistair CarmichaelOrkney and ShetlandLDem (front bench)aye
Gareth BaconOrpingtonCon (front bench)no
Layla MoranOxford West and AbingdonLDem (front bench)aye
Gavin NewlandsPaisley and Renfrewshire NorthSNP (front bench)tellaye
Mhairi BlackPaisley and Renfrewshire SouthSNP (front bench)aye
Miriam CatesPenistone and StocksbridgeCon (front bench)no
Neil HudsonPenrith and The BorderCon (front bench)no
Pete WishartPerth and North PerthshireSNP (front bench)aye
Paul BristowPeterboroughCon (front bench)no
Mark FrancoisRayleigh and WickfordCon (front bench)no
Jacob YoungRedcarConno
Crispin BluntReigateConno
Andrew RosindellRomfordCon (front bench)no
Ian BlackfordRoss, Skye and LochaberSNP (front bench)aye
Alexander StaffordRother ValleyCon (front bench)no
Mark PawseyRugbyCon (front bench)no
David SimmondsRuislip, Northwood and PinnerCon (front bench)no
Margaret FerrierRutherglen and Hamilton WestSNP (front bench)aye
Robert GoodwillScarborough and WhitbyCon (front bench)no
Holly Mumby-CroftScunthorpeConno
Paul HowellSedgefieldCon (front bench)no
Daniel KawczynskiShrewsbury and AtchamCon (front bench)no
Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Andrea LeadsomSouth NorthamptonshireConno
Katherine FletcherSouth RibbleCon (front bench)no
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Gagan MohindraSouth West HertfordshireCon (front bench)no
Sir David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
Daisy CooperSt AlbansLDem (front bench)aye
Alyn SmithStirlingSNP (front bench)aye
Matt VickersStockton SouthCon (front bench)no
Jonathan GullisStoke-on-Trent NorthCon (front bench)no
Jim ShannonStrangfordDUP (front bench)no
Andrew MitchellSutton ColdfieldConno
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Geoffrey Clifton-BrownThe CotswoldsCon (front bench)no
Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon (front bench)no
Neil ParishTiverton and HonitonCon (front bench)no
Anthony MangnallTotnesCon (front bench)no
James DaviesVale of ClwydCon (front bench)no
David JohnstonWantageCon (front bench)no
Andy CarterWarrington SouthCon (front bench)no
Dean RussellWatfordCon (front bench)no
Peter AldousWaveneyConno
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellno
Nicola RichardsWest Bromwich EastCon (front bench)no
Shaun BaileyWest Bromwich WestCon (front bench)no
Chris LoderWest DorsetCon (front bench)no
Martin DochertyWest DunbartonshireSNP (front bench)aye
Tim FarronWestmorland and LonsdaleLDem (front bench)aye
Stephen HammondWimbledonConno
Steve BrineWinchesterCon (front bench)no
Jonathan LordWokingConno
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Jane StevensonWolverhampton North EastCon (front bench)no
Stuart AndersonWolverhampton South WestCon (front bench)no

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