Biggest government defeats in the UK House of Commons 1918-2019

Biggest government defeats in the United Kingdom House of Commons from 1918 to 2019, by margin of defeat

Biggest government defeats in the UK House of Commons 1918-2019 This statistic displays the biggest government defeats in the United Kingdom's House of Commons since 1924. The vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal on January 15, 2019 was defeated by 230 votes, making it the heaviest government defeat since 1918.
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Biggest government defeats in the United Kingdom House of Commons from 1918 to 2019, by margin of defeat

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Margin of defeat
May: Brexit vote (2019)230
MacDonald: 1st vote on inquiry into Campbell case (1924)166
MacDonald: 2nd vote on inquiry into Campbell case (1924)161
May: Second Brexit vote (2019)149
MacDonald: Housing bill (1924)140
Callaghan: Firearms order (1979)89
Margin of defeat
May: Brexit vote (2019)230
MacDonald: 1st vote on inquiry into Campbell case (1924)166
MacDonald: 2nd vote on inquiry into Campbell case (1924)161
May: Second Brexit vote (2019)149
MacDonald: Housing bill (1924)140
Callaghan: Firearms order (1979)89
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This statistic displays the biggest government defeats in the United Kingdom's House of Commons since 1924. The vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal on January 15, 2019 was defeated by 230 votes, making it the heaviest government defeat since 1918.
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