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Cabinet members sail through no-confidence motion


The government easily defeated the opposition's move to censure 10 Cabinet ministers.

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After four days of the censure debate from February 16 to 19, Parliament held the no-confidence vote at 10.30am on Saturday.

 

The votes cast for and against the Cabinet members were:

 

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha: 272 for, 206 against, 3 abstain

 

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan: 274 for, 204 against, 4 abstain

 

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul: 275 for, 201 against, 6 abstain

 

Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit: 268 for, 207 against, 7 abstain

 

Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda: 272 for, 205 against, 3 abstain

 

Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan: 258 for, 215 against, 8 abstain

 

Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin: 263 for, 212 against, 5 abstain and one did not vote

 

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob: 268 for, 201 against, 12 abstain, and one did not vote

 

Deputy Interior Minister Niphon Bunyamanee: 272 for, 206 against, 4 abstain

 

Deputy Agriculture Minister Thamanat Prompow: 274 for,199 against, 5 abstain and one did not vote

Published : February 20, 2021

By : THE NATION