How did London MPs vote in the social care plan on Monday night?

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted his plans for reform of social care funding are ‘incredibly generous’  (PA )
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted his plans for reform of social care funding are ‘incredibly generous’ (PA )

Boris Johnson narrowly succeeded in getting the Commons to back social care reforms despite a sizeable Tory rebellion over concerns it will hit the poorest in England.

Dozens of Conservative MPs refused to back the policy on Monday night after the flagship plans were changed with a cap on care costs being less generous than expected.

Ministers were unable to say whether the new £86,000 cap would fulfil an election pledge to guarantee no-one would have to sell their home to afford care.

Mr Johnson’s working majority of 80 MPs was significantly reduced with 19 Conservatives rebelling and 68 failing to vote.

It means the change passed with a majority of just 26 votes at 272 to 246.

So who voted in favour of the social care reforms and who voted against?

The Ayes


Bob Blackman, Harrow East

Bob Stewart, Beckenham

Boris Johnson, Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Chris Philp, Croydon South

Sir David Evennett, Bexleyheath and Crayford

David Simmonds, Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner

Elliot Colburn, Carshalton and Wallington

Felicity Buchan, Kensington

Gareth Bacon, Orpington

Greg Hands, Chelsea and Fulham

Julia Lopez, Hornchurch and Upminster

Nickie Aiken, Cities of London and Westminster

Paul Scully, Sutton and Cheam

Theresa Villiers, Chipping Barnet

The Noes


Abena Oppong-Asare, Erith and Thamesmead

Andrew Slaughter, Hammersmith

Apsana Begum, Poplar and Limehouse

Bambos Charalambous, Enfield and Southgate

Barry Gardiner, Brent North

Bell Ribeiro-Addy, Streatham

Catherine West, Hornsey and Wood Green

Sarah Jones, Croydon Central

Clive Efford, Eltham

David Lammy, Tottenham

Dawn Butler, Brent Central

Diane Abbott, Hackney North and Stoke Newington

Ellie Reeves, Lewisham West and Penge

Emily Thornberry, Islington South and Finsbury

Fleur Anderson, Putney

Florence Eshalomi, Vauxhall

Gareth Thomas, Harrow West

Helen Hayes, Dulwich and West Norwood

Janet Daby, Lewisham East

John Cryer, Leyton and Wanstad

John McDonnell, Hayes and Harlington

Jon Cruddas, Dagenham and Rainham

Karen Buck, Westminster North

Kate Osamor, Edmonton

Sir Keir Starmer, Holborn and St Pancras

Lyn Brown, West Ham

Dame Margaret Hodge, Barking

Marsha De Cordova, Battersea

Matthew Pennycook, Greenwich and Woolwich

Dame Meg Hillier, Hackney South and Shoreditch

Neil Coyle, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Tooting

Dr Rupa Huq, Ealing Central and Acton

Rushanara Ali, Bethnal Green and Bow

Ruth Cadbury, Brentford and Isleworth

Sam Tarry, Ilford South

Seema Malhotra, Feltham and Heston

Siobhain McDonagh, Mitcham and Morden

Stella Creasy, Walthamstow

Stephen Timms, East Ham

Tulip Siddiq, Hampstead and Kilburn

Vicky Foxcroft, Lewisham and Deptford

Virendra Sharma, Ealing and Southall

Wes Streeting, Ilford North

Liberal Democrat

Sir Ed Davey, Kingston and Surbiton

Munira Wilson, Twickenham

Sarah Olney, Richmond Park


Jeremy Corbyn, Islington North

No vote recorded


Andrew Rosindell, Romford

Sir Robert Neill, Bromley and Chislehurt

Sir Iain Duncan-Smith, Chingford and Woodford Green

Dr Matthew Offord, Hendon

Mike Freer, Finchley and Golders Green

Stephen Hammond, Wimbledon


Steve Reed, Croydon North

Feryal Clark, Enfield North

James Murray, Ealing North

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