Parental Authority — 25 Jan 2000

Mr Paul Marsden MP, Shrewsbury and Atcham voted with the majority (No).

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow parents to use reasonable force or chastisement when exercising authority over their children.

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): --

The House divided: Ayes 48, Noes 118.

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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
Con0 37 (+2 tell)024.2%
Independent0 0150.0%
Lab106 (+2 tell) 0025.9%
LDem11 5034.8%
UUP0 5050.0%
Total:117 47126.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDemaye
Mrs Ray MichieArgyll and ButeLDemaye
Mark OatenWinchesterLDemaye
Andrew StunellHazel GroveLDem (front bench)aye
Phil WillisHarrogate and KnaresboroughLDem (front bench)aye

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