No Conservative MP voted for today’s Labour fracking motion which sought to put them on the spot by seizing control of the Commons’ Order Paper.
And abstentions are to be treated with caution. If a Tory MP doesn’t vote with the Government, one mustn’t presume that he is objecting to the matter on which the vote is being held.
He could be abroad; or ill; or on urgent business – and some of those named on the list below, such as Boris Johnson and Theresa May, are unlikely to have treated today’s vote as a protest. Still, here’s the list.