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:
- 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.
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||111 (+2 tell)||0||0||31.0%|
|SNP||0||42 (+2 tell)||0||91.7%|