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114 Tory MPs vote for the Baron amendment

By Peter Hoskin
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130 MPs voted in favour of John Baron's amendment expressing regret at the absence of an EU Referendum Bill in the Queen's speech. 277 voted against.

Peter Bone, who was a teller for those supporting the amendment, has confirmed that 114 of the 130 were Tory MPs. That exceeds the 100 that Philip Hollobone was anticipating, and it far exceeds the 60 or so that some in Government were talking about. There were also 12 Labour MPs, 4 DUP and one Lib Dem.

Although it's not strictly a rebellion – thanks to the oddities listed by Andrew Sparrow here – it's still rather embarrassing for David Cameron. It seems that the draft EU Referendum Bill rushed out yesterday did very little to sway hearts and ayes. Many of his MPs don't think he's doing enough to reassure the public of his intentions.

And the whipping operation? According to Zac Goldsmith, this was a truly free vote with "no pressure from the Whips", so may help absolve them. But it doesn't shake the fact that Team Cameron won't be thrilled with tonight's outcome – or, more exactly, with this whole farrago in the first place.

Anyway, here's the list of the 114 Tory MPs who supported the amendment:

Afriyie, Adam

Aldous, Peter

Amess, David

Andrew, Stuart

Bacon, Richard

Baker, Steve

Barclay, Stephen

Baron, John

Barwell, Gavin

Bebb, Guto

Bingham, Andrew

Binley, Brian

Blunt, Crispin

Brady, Graham

Bridgen, Andrew

Brine, Steve

Bruce, Fiona

Burley, Aidan

Burns, Conor

Burrowes, David

Byles, Dan

Cairns, Alun

Cash, William

Chishti, Rehman

Chope, Christopher

Clappison, James

Cox, Geoffrey

Crouch, Tracey

Davies, David T. C.

Davies, Philip

Davis, David

de Bois, Nick

Dinenage, Caroline

Dorries, Nadine

Drax, Richard

Duddridge, James

Evans, Graham

Fullbrook, Lorraine

Gale, Sir Roger

Gray, James

Halfon, Robert

Hart, Simon

Henderson, Gordon

Howarth, Sir Gerald

Jackson, Stewart

Jenkin, Bernard

Johnson, Gareth

Jones, Marcus

Kawczynski, Daniel

Kelly, Chris

Kirby, Simon

Leadsom, Andrea

Lee, Jessica

Lee, Dr Phillip

Leigh, Edward

Leslie, Charlotte

Lewis, Dr Julian

Liddell-Grainger, Ian

Lord, Jonathan

Loughton, Tim

Lumley, Karen

Main, Anne

Maynard, Paul

McCartney, Jason

McCartney, Karl

McPartland, Stephen

Menzies, Mark

Mercer, Patrick

Metcalfe, Stephen

Mills, Nigel

Morris, David

Morris, James

Nokes, Caroline

Nuttall, David

Offord, Dr Matthew

Ollerenshaw, Eric

Patel, Priti

Penrose, John

Percy, Andrew

Phillips, Stephen

Pincher, Christopher

Raab, Dominic

Reckless, Mark

Redwood, John

Rees-Mogg, Jacob

Robertson, Laurence

Rosindell, Andrew

Ruffley, David

Selous, Andrew

Shelbrooke, Alec

Shepherd, Sir Richard

Smith, Henry

Spencer, Mr Mark

Stephenson, Andrew

Stevenson, John

Stewart, Iain

Streeter, Gary

Stride, Mel

Sturdy, Julian

Tapsell, Sir Peter

Tomlinson, Justin

Tredinnick, David

Turner, Andrew

Vickers, Martin

Walker, Charles

Walker, Robin

Wharton, James

Wheeler, Heather

White, Chris

Whittaker, Craig

Whittingdale, John

Wiggin, Bill

Wollaston, Dr Sarah

Zahawi, Nadhim

Tellers for the Ayes: Peter Bone and Philip Hollobone


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