Strengthening Standards in Public Life — Ban MPs Working as a Paid Parliamentary Strategist, Adviser or Consultant — 17 Nov 2021 at 18:41

The majority of MPs voted not to ban MPs from paid work as a Parliamentary strategist, adviser or consultant.

The text rejected in this vote was:

  • That this House:
  • (1) endorses the 2018 recommendation from the Committee on Standards in Public Life that Members should be banned from any paid work to provide services as a Parliamentary strategist, adviser or consultant;
  • (2) instructs the Committee on Standards to draw up proposals to implement this and to report by 31 January 2022; and
  • (3) orders that on the expiry of fifteen sitting days from the date on which the Committee makes its report to the House, if no debate has been held on a substantive motion relating to recommendations in that report, the Speaker shall give precedence to a substantive motion on the recommendations in that report tabled thereafter by any Member.

The motion rejected in this vote was:

  • That the original words stand part of the Question.

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
Alba0 1050.0%
Con280 (+2 tell) 4079.2%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 3060.0%
Lab0 172 (+2 tell)087.4%
LDem0 11091.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 37082.2%
Total:280 232081.9%

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
Nigel MillsAmber ValleyCon (front bench)aye
Daniel PoulterCentral Suffolk and North IpswichCon (front bench)aye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
Peter BoneWellingboroughwhilst Con (front bench)aye

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