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The Labour rebels on tuition fees
Here is a list of the 72 Labour MPs who voted against government plans for tuition fees:

Diane Abbott (Hackney North & Stoke Newington)

John Austin (Erith & Thamesmead)

Harry Barnes (Derbyshire North East)

Andrew Bennett (Denton & Reddish)

Roger Berry (Kingswood)

Harold Best (Leeds North West)

Colin Burgon (Elmet)

Martin Caton (Gower)

Michael Clapham (Barnsley West & Penistone)

Helen Clark (Peterborough)

Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead)

Tony Colman (Putney)

Michael Connarty (Falkirk East)

Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North)

Jim Cousins (Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

David Crausby (Bolton North East)

Jon Cruddas (Dagenham)

John Cryer (Hornchurch)

Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow)

Ian Davidson (Glasgow Pollok)

Denzil Davies (Llanelli)

Jim Dobbin (Heywood & Middleton)

Frank Dobson (Holborn & St Pancras)

Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich)

Bill Etherington (Sunderland North)

Paul Farrelly (Newcastle-under-Lyme)

Mark Fisher (Stoke-on-Trent Central)

Paul Flynn (Newport West)

Neil Gerrard (Walthamstow)

Ian Gibson (Norwich North)

Roger Godsiff (Birmingham Sparkbrook & Small Heath)

John Grogan (Selby)

Dai Havard (Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney)

Doug Henderson (Newcastle upon Tyne North)

Kate Hoey (Vauxhall)

Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North)

Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley)

Joan Humble (Blackpool North & Fleetwood)

Eric Illsley (Barnsley Central)

Glenda Jackson (Hampstead & Highgate)

Jon Owen Jones (Cardiff Central)

Lynne Jones (Birmingham Selly Oak)

Peter Kilfoyle (Liverpool Walton)

Terry Lewis (Worsley)

Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central)

Ian Lucas (Wrexham)

Iain Luke (Dundee East)

Mrs Christine McCafferty (Calder Valley)

John McDonnell (Hayes & Harlington)

Kevin McNamara (Hull North)

Alice Mahon (Halifax)

Robert Marris (Wolverhampton South West)

Jim Marshall (Leicester South)

Robert Marshall-Andrews (Medway)

Michael Meacher (Oldham West & Royton)

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North)

George Mudie (Leeds East)

Albert Owen (Ynys Mon)

Gordon Prentice (Pendle)

Brian Sedgemore (Hackney South & Shoreditch)

Clare Short (Birmingham Ladywood)

Alan Simpson (Nottingham South)

Dennis Skinner (Bolsover)

Geraldine Smith (Morecambe & Lunesdale)

Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent)

Gerry Steinberg (City of Durham)

Gavin Strang (Edinburgh East & Musselburgh)

Jon Trickett (Hemsworth)

Desmond Turner (Brighton Kemptown)

Rudi Vis (Finchley & Golders Green)

Robert Wareing (Liverpool West Derby)

Mike Wood (Batley & Spen)

The 19 Labour abstentions

Anne Campbell (Cambridge)

Robin Cook (Livingston),

Tom Cox (Tooting)

Ann Cryer (Keighley)

Valerie Davey (Bristol West)

Terry Davis (Birmingham Hodge Hill)

David Drew (Stroud)

Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough)

David Hinchliffe (Wakefield)

Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East)

Brian Jenkins (Tamworth)

Helen Jones (Warrington North)

David Lepper (Brighton Pavilion)

Alan Meale (Mansfield)

Malcolm Savidge (Aberdeen North)

George Stevenson (Stoke-on-Trent South)

Paul Truswell (Pudsey)

Alan Williams (Swansea West)

Jimmy Wray (Glasgow Baillieston).


One Conservative, Wantage MP Robert Jackson, voted with the government. Peter Duncan, the Galloway and Upper Nithsdale MP, abstained as a Scottish MP and Esher and Walton MP Ian Taylor also abstained.

Liberal Democrats

All the Lib Dem MPs voted against the government.

The BBC's Andrew Marr
"Nick Brown told MPs that he thought the government had gone a long way"

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