Doctor Assisted Dying — 10 Dec 1997

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable a person who is suffering distress as a result of his terminal illness or incurable physical condition to obtain assistance from a doctor to end his life; and for connected purposes.

Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business):--

Those voting Aye in this division wanted a bill to be introduced to allow a terminally ill person to obtain assistance in dying from a doctor.

The House divided: Ayes 89, Noes 234.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con90 (+1 tell) 5059.3%
DUP1 0050.0%
Ind Con0 10100.0%
Lab113 (+1 tell) 72 (+1 tell)044.8%
LDem20 9 (+1 tell)065.2%
PC1 2075.0%
SNP4 0066.7%
UKUP1 00100.0%
UUP4 0040.0%
Total:234 89050.4%

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Crispin BluntReigateConaye
Richard BodyBoston and SkegnessConaye
Michael ColvinRomseyConaye
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenCon (front bench)aye
John TownendEast YorkshireConaye
Peter AinsworthEast SurreyConno
David AmessSouthend WestConno
Michael AncramDevizesConno
James ArbuthnotNorth East HampshireCon (front bench)no
David AtkinsonBournemouth EastConno
Peter AtkinsonHexhamConno
John BercowBuckinghamCon (front bench)no
Tim BoswellDaventryConno
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestCon (front bench)no
Julian BrazierCanterburyConno
Ian BruceSouth DorsetConno
Simon BurnsWest ChelmsfordCon (front bench)no
William CashStoneCon (front bench)no
Sydney ChapmanChipping BarnetConno
Alan ClarkKensington and ChelseaConno
Michael ClarkRayleighConno
Tim CollinsWestmorland and LonsdaleConno
Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireConno
Quentin DaviesGrantham and StamfordConno
Stephen DayCheadleConno
Stephen DorrellCharnwoodCon (front bench)no
Alan DuncanRutland and MeltonCon (front bench)no
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenCon (front bench)no
Nigel EvansRibble ValleyConno
Michael FallonSevenoaksCon (front bench)no
Howard FlightArundel and South DownsConno
Liam FoxWoodspringConno
Edward GarnierHarboroughConno
Christopher GillLudlowConno
Alastair GoodladEddisburyConno
James GrayNorth WiltshireCon (front bench)no
Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)no
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldCon (front bench)no
William HagueRichmond (Yorks)Con (front bench)no
John HayesSouth Holland and The DeepingsCon (front bench)no
Oliver HealdNorth East HertfordshireCon (front bench)no
David Heathcoat-AmoryWellsConno
John HoramOrpingtonConno
Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheConno
Gerald HowarthAldershotCon (front bench)no
Andrew HunterBasingstokeConno
Michael JackFyldeConno
Bernard JenkinNorth EssexCon (front bench)no
Geoffrey Johnson SmithWealdenConno
Robert KeySalisburyConno
Jacqui LaitBeckenhamConno
Oliver LetwinWest DorsetConno
Julian LewisNew Forest EastConno
David LidingtonAylesburyConno
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenCon (front bench)no
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon (front bench)no
Peter LuffMid WorcestershireCon (front bench)no
David MacleanPenrith and The BorderConno
David MadelSouth West BedfordshireConno
Francis MaudeHorshamCon (front bench)no
Brian MawhinneyNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Anne McIntoshVale of YorkConno
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Patrick NichollsTeignbridgeConno
Richard PageSouth West HertfordshireConno
James PaiceSouth East CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
Eric PicklesBrentwood and OngarCon (front bench)no
David PriorNorth NorfolkConno
John RandallUxbridgeCon (front bench)no
Andrew RobathanBlabyCon (front bench)no
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Marion RoeBroxbourneConno
Jonathan SayeedMid BedfordshireConno
Gillian ShephardSouth West NorfolkConno
Keith SimpsonMid NorfolkConno
Nicholas SoamesMid SussexConno
Caroline SpelmanMeridenCon (front bench)no
Richard SpringWest SuffolkConno
Nick St AubynGuildfordConno
Gary StreeterSouth West DevonCon (front bench)no
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Robert SymsPooleCon (front bench)no
Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleConno
John TaylorSolihullConno
Teddy TaylorRochford and Southend EastConno
Michael TrendWindsorConno
Peter ViggersGosportConno
Robert WalterNorth DorsetCon (front bench)no
Nigel WatersonEastbourneConno
Bowen WellsHertford and StortfordConno
John WhittingdaleMaldon and East ChelmsfordCon (front bench)no
Ann WiddecombeMaidstone and The WealdContellno
Ann WintertonCongletonConno
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno
Shaun WoodwardWitneywhilst Con (front bench)no
Tony BaldryBanburyCon (front bench)absent
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyCon (front bench)absent
Virginia BottomleySouth West SurreyConabsent
Peter BrookeCities of London and WestminsterConabsent
Angela BrowningTiverton and HonitonConabsent
John ButterfillBournemouth WestConabsent
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)absent
James ClappisonHertsmereCon (front bench)absent
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConabsent
Geoffrey Clifton-BrownCotswoldCon (front bench)absent
James CranBeverley and HoldernessConabsent
David CurrySkipton and RiponConabsent
Peter EmeryEast DevonConabsent
David FaberWestburyConabsent
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)absent
Eric ForthBromley and ChislehurstConabsent
Norman FowlerSutton ColdfieldConabsent
Christopher FraserMid Dorset and North PooleConabsent
Roger GaleNorth ThanetCon (front bench)absent
Nick GibbBognor Regis and LittlehamptonCon (front bench)absent
Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamCon (front bench)absent
Teresa GormanBillericayConabsent
John GreenwayRyedaleConabsent
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConabsent
Archie HamiltonEpsom and EwellConabsent
Philip HammondRunnymede and WeybridgeCon (front bench)absent
Nick HawkinsSurrey HeathConabsent
Edward HeathOld Bexley and SidcupConabsent
Michael HeseltineHenleyConabsent
Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamConabsent
Robert JacksonWantageConabsent
Tom KingBridgwaterConabsent
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveConabsent
Eleanor LaingEpping ForestCon (front bench)absent
Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)absent
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)absent
Peter LloydFarehamConabsent
Nicholas LyellNorth East BedfordshireConabsent
John MacGregorSouth NorfolkConabsent
Andrew MacKayBracknellConabsent
John MajorHuntingdonConabsent
Humfrey MalinsWokingConabsent
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonConabsent
Michael MatesEast HampshireConabsent
Theresa MayMaidenheadCon (front bench)absent
Malcolm MossNorth East CambridgeshireConabsent
Archie NormanTunbridge WellsConabsent
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)absent
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireCon (front bench)absent
John RedwoodWokinghamCon (front bench)absent
Andrew RoweFaversham and Mid KentConabsent
David RuffleyBury St EdmundsCon (front bench)absent
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsCon (front bench)absent
Michael SpicerWest WorcestershireConabsent
John StanleyTonbridge and MallingCon (front bench)absent
Anthony SteenTotnesConabsent
Ian TaylorEsher and WaltonConabsent
David TredinnickBosworthCon (front bench)absent
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)absent
Charles WardleBexhill and Battlewhilst Conabsent
Ray WhitneyWycombeConabsent
John WilkinsonRuislip - NorthwoodConabsent
David WillettsHavantConabsent
David WilshireSpelthorneConabsent
Tim YeoSouth SuffolkConabsent
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)absent
Alan HaselhurstSaffron WaldenDeputy Speaker (front bench)absent
Michael LordCentral Suffolk and North IpswichDeputy Speakerabsent
Michael MartinGlasgow Springburnwhilst Deputy Speakerabsent
Ian PaisleyNorth AntrimDUPno
Peter RobinsonBelfast EastDUPabsent
Martin BellTattonIndependentabsent
Peter Temple-MorrisLeominsterwhilst Independent Conservativeaye
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLab (minister)aye
Joe AshtonBassetlawLabtellaye
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabaye
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)aye
Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabaye
Roger BerryKingswoodLabaye
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Peter BradleyThe WrekinLabaye
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Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLabaye
Jamie CannIpswichLabaye
Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
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Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
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Valerie DaveyBristol WestLabaye
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Andrew DismoreHendonLabaye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLab (minister)aye
Julia DrownSouth SwindonLabaye
Jeff EnnisBarnsley East and MexboroughLabaye
Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabaye
Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and Canning TownLabaye
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabaye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
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John HealeyWentworthLab (minister)aye
John HeppellNottingham EastLabaye
Margaret HodgeBarkingLab (minister)aye
Phil HopeCorbyLabaye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabaye
Brian JenkinsTamworthLabaye
Melanie JohnsonWelwyn HatfieldLabaye
Jenny JonesWolverhampton South WestLabaye
Piara S KhabraEaling, SouthallLabaye
Tess KinghamGloucesterLabaye
Ken LivingstoneBrent Eastwhilst Labaye
David LockWyre ForestLabaye
Judy MallaberAmber ValleyLabaye
John MaxtonGlasgow CathcartLabaye
John McAllionDundee EastLabaye
Stephen McCabeBirmingham, Hall GreenLab (minister)aye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Gillian MerronLincolnLabaye
Bill MichieSheffield, HeeleyLabaye
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLabaye
Martin O'NeillOchilLabaye
Diana OrganForest of DeanLabaye
James PlaskittWarwick and LeamingtonLabaye
Raymond PowellOgmoreLabaye
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Martin SalterReading WestLabaye
Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Robert SheldonAshton-under-LyneLabaye
Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLabaye
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Clive SoleyEaling, Acton and Shepherd's BushLabaye
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Allan RogersRhonddaLabno
Terry RooneyBradford NorthLabno
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Ted RowlandsMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabno
Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLab (minister)no
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLabno
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Dari TaylorStockton SouthLabno
Stephen TimmsEast HamLabno
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Keith VazLeicester EastLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Dave WattsSt Helens NorthLab (minister)no
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Bob AinsworthCoventry North EastLab (minister)absent
Douglas AlexanderPaisley SouthLababsent
Janet AndersonRossendale and DarwenLab (minister)absent
Hilary ArmstrongNorth West DurhamLab (minister)absent
Charlotte AtkinsStaffordshire MoorlandsLababsent
Tony BanksWest HamLab (minister)absent
Margaret BeckettDerby SouthLab (minister)absent
Anne BeggAberdeen SouthLab (minister)absent
Tony BennChesterfieldLababsent
Clive BettsSheffield, AttercliffeLab (minister)absent
Tony BlairSedgefieldLab (minister)absent
Bob BlizzardWaveneyLababsent
David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab (minister)absent
David BorrowSouth RibbleLababsent
Keith BradleyManchester, WithingtonLab (minister)absent
Ben BradshawExeterLab (minister)absent
Gordon BrownDunfermline EastLab (minister)absent
Nick BrownNewcastle upon Tyne East and WallsendLab (minister)absent
Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLab (minister)absent
Colin BurgonElmetLababsent
Christine ButlerCastle PointLababsent
Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLab (minister)absent
Richard CabornSheffield CentralLab (minister)absent
Anne CampbellCambridgeLababsent
Ivor CaplinHoveLababsent
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)absent
Ian CawseyBrigg and GooleLababsent
Malcolm ChisholmEdinburgh North and LeithLababsent
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLababsent
David ClarkSouth ShieldsLab (minister)absent
Lynda ClarkEdinburgh PentlandsLababsent
Charles ClarkeNorwich SouthLababsent
Eric ClarkeMidlothianLababsent
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge and ChrystonLab (minister)absent
David ClellandTyne BridgeLab (minister)absent
Vernon CoakerGedlingLababsent
Ann CoffeyStockportLababsent
Iain ColemanHammersmith and FulhamLababsent
Robin CookLivingstonLab (minister)absent
Robin CorbettBirmingham, ErdingtonLababsent
Jean CorstonBristol EastLababsent
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLababsent
Tom CoxTootingLababsent
Ross CranstonDudley NorthLababsent
Ann CryerKeighleyLababsent
John CryerHornchurchLab (minister)absent
John CummingsEasingtonLababsent
Jack CunninghamCopelandLab (minister)absent
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)absent
Claire Curtis-ThomasCrosbyLababsent
Alistair DarlingEdinburgh CentralLab (minister)absent
Geraint DaviesCroydon CentralLab (minister)absent
Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLababsent
Janet DeanBurtonLababsent
John DenhamSouthampton, ItchenLab (minister)absent
Donald DewarGlasgow AnnieslandLab (minister)absent
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLab (minister)absent
Frank DoranAberdeen CentralLababsent
Jim DowdLewisham WestLab (minister)absent
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLababsent
Angela EagleWallaseyLab (minister)absent
Maria EagleLiverpool, GarstonLab (minister)absent
Clive EffordElthamLab (minister)absent
Derek FatchettLeeds CentralLab (minister)absent
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)absent
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)absent
Lorna FitzsimonsRochdaleLababsent
Caroline FlintDon ValleyLab (minister)absent
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Barbara FollettStevenageLababsent
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Michael FosterWorcesterLababsent
George FoulkesCarrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleyLab (minister)absent
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Barry GardinerBrent NorthLab (minister)absent
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Linda GilroyPlymouth, SuttonLababsent
Norman GodmanGreenock and InverclydeLababsent
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Eileen GordonRomfordLababsent
Tommy GrahamWest Renfrewshirewhilst Lababsent
Bernie GrantTottenhamLababsent
Nigel GriffithsEdinburgh SouthLab (minister)absent
Win GriffithsBridgendLab (minister)absent
Bruce GrocottTelfordLababsent
John GroganSelbyLababsent
John GunnellMorley and RothwellLababsent
Peter HainNeathLab (minister)absent
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLab (minister)absent
Harriet HarmanCamberwell and PeckhamLab (minister)absent
Sylvia HealHalesowen and Rowley Regiswhilst Lababsent
Doug HendersonNewcastle upon Tyne NorthLab (minister)absent
Ivan HendersonHarwichLababsent
Stephen HesfordWirral WestLababsent
Patricia HewittLeicester WestLababsent
Kate HoeyVauxhallLababsent
Geoff HoonAshfieldLab (minister)absent
Alan HowarthNewport EastLab (minister)absent
George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLab (minister)absent
Kim HowellsPontypriddLab (minister)absent
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLababsent
Beverley HughesStretford and UrmstonLababsent
Kevin HughesDoncaster NorthLab (minister)absent
Joan HumbleBlackpool North and FleetwoodLababsent
Alan HurstBraintreeLababsent
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLab (minister)absent
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Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLababsent
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLababsent
Tessa JowellDulwich and West NorwoodLab (minister)absent
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Fraser KempHoughton and Washington EastLababsent
Jane KennedyLiverpool, WavertreeLab (minister)absent
Oona KingBethnal Green and BowLababsent
Ashok KumarMiddlesbrough South and East ClevelandLababsent
Bob LaxtonDerby NorthLababsent
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Tom LevittHigh PeakLababsent
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Alan WilliamsSwansea WestLababsent
Betty WilliamsConwyLababsent
Michael WillsNorth SwindonLababsent
Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLab (minister)absent
Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLab (minister)absent
Jimmy WrayGlasgow BailliestonLababsent
Anthony D WrightGreat YarmouthLababsent
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLababsent
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLababsent
Norman BakerLewesLDem (front bench)aye
Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)aye
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)aye
Donald GorrieEdinburgh WestLDemaye
Evan HarrisOxford West and AbingdonLDemaye
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDemaye
David RendelNewburyLDemaye
Bob RussellColchesterLDemaye
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)aye
Jenny TongeRichmond ParkLDemtellaye
Paddy AshdownYeovilLDemno
Jackie BallardTauntonLDemno
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDem (front bench)no
Peter BrandIsle of WightLDemno
Malcolm BruceGordonLDem (front bench)no
John BurnettTorridge and West DevonLDemno
Paul BurstowSutton and CheamLDem (front bench)no
Ronnie FearnSouthportLDemno
David HeathSomerton and FromeLDem (front bench)no
Nigel JonesCheltenhamLDemno
Paul KeetchHerefordLDemno
Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDem (front bench)no
Richard LivseyBrecon and RadnorshireLDemno
Robert MaclennanCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDemno
Ray MichieArgyll and ButeLDemno
Robert SmithWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDemno
Andrew StunellHazel GroveLDem (front bench)no
Paul TylerNorth CornwallLDemno
Jim WallaceOrkney and ShetlandLDemno
Steve WebbNorthavonLDem (front bench)no
Richard AllanSheffield, HallamLDemabsent
Tom BrakeCarshalton and WallingtonLDem (front bench)absent
Colin BreedSouth East CornwallLDemabsent
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)absent
David ChidgeyEastleighLDemabsent
Brian CotterWeston-Super-MareLDemabsent
Edward DaveyKingston and SurbitonLDem (front bench)absent
Don FosterBathLDem (front bench)absent
Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDem (front bench)absent
Nick HarveyNorth DevonLDemabsent
Simon HughesNorth Southwark and BermondseyLDem (front bench)absent
Archy KirkwoodRoxburgh and BerwickshireLDemabsent
Michael MooreTweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleLDem (front bench)absent
Mark OatenWinchesterLDemabsent
Matthew TaylorTruro and St AustellLDemabsent
Phil WillisHarrogate and KnaresboroughLDemabsent
Elfyn LlwydMeirionnydd Nant ConwyPC (front bench)aye
Dafydd WigleyCaernarfonPCaye
Ieuan Wyn JonesYnys MônPCno
Cynog DafisCeredigionPCabsent
John HumeFoyleSDLPabsent
Seamus MallonNewry and ArmaghSDLPabsent
Eddie McGradySouth DownSDLPabsent
Gerry AdamsBelfast WestSFabsent
Martin McGuinnessMid UlsterSFabsent
Roseanna CunninghamPerthSNPno
Alex SalmondBanff and BuchanSNP (front bench)no
John SwinneyNorth TaysideSNPno
Andrew WelshAngusSNPno
Margaret EwingMoraySNPabsent
Alasdair MorganGalloway and Upper NithsdaleSNPabsent
Betty BoothroydWest Bromwich WestSpeakerabsent
Robert McCartneyNorth DownUKUPno
Roy BeggsEast AntrimUUPno
Jeffrey M DonaldsonLagan ValleyUUP (front bench)no
Clifford ForsytheSouth AntrimUUPno
William ThompsonWest TyroneUUPno
Ken MaginnisFermanagh and South TyroneUUPabsent
William RossEast LondonderryUUPabsent
Martin SmythBelfast SouthUUPabsent
John D TaylorStrangfordUUPabsent
David TrimbleUpper BannUUPabsent
Cecil WalkerBelfast NorthUUPabsent

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