80 Tory backbenchers voted for Lords reform last night. 110 did not.
By Matthew Barrett
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We know that 91 Tories voted against the Lords Reform Bill last night. That's the big, headline grabbing figure - the biggest rebellion in this Parliament.
- James Arbuthnot (North East Hampshire) - interestingly, Arbuthnot was a signatory to the letter by 70 MPs opposing the programme motion
- Sir Paul Beresford (Mole Valley) - also a signatory to the letter
- Fiona Bruce (Congleton)
- Robert Buckland (South Swindon) - also a signatory to the letter
- Aidan Burley (Cannock Chase) - also a signatory to the letter
- Rehman Chishti (Gillingham and Rainham)
- Jackie Doyle-Price (Thurrock)
- Sir Roger Gale (North Thanet)
- Oliver Heald (North East Hertfordshire) - also a signatory to the letter
- Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey)
- Pauline Latham (Mid Derbyshire) - also a signatory to the letter
- Stephen McPartland (Stevenage)
- Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) - also a signatory to the letter
- Priti Patel (Witham) - also a signatory to the letter
- Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin)
- Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge and Malling)
- Mike Weatherley (Hove)
- Heather Wheeler (South Derbyshire)
- Tim Yeo (South Suffolk)
Add these 19 MPs to the 91, and you have 110 backbenchers who did not back the Government last night, despite the three-line whip. The number of those backbenchers who did support the Lords Reform Bill was 80.
Amongst backbenchers, at least, there was a 30-MP majority against Lords reform.