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Cabinet members sail through no-confidence motion

Cabinet members sail through no-confidence motion

SATURDAY, February 20, 2021

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


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