Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) — 17 May 2000

Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire voted in the minority (No).

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the recruitment of persons under the age of eighteen into the regular forces, the regular air forces and the Royal Navy; to prohibit the calling up of members of the reserve forces who are under eighteen years of age; 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): --

The House divided: Ayes 110, Noes 69.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 35 (+2 tell)023.1%
DUP0 1050.0%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab107 (+2 tell) 13029.4%
LDem2 19044.7%
PC1 0025.0%
Total:110 69029.0%

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
Mr Donald AndersonSwansea EastLab (minister)no
Mr Dale Campbell-SavoursWorkingtonLab (minister)no
Frank CookStockton NorthLabno
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabno
Stephen HepburnJarrowLab (minister)no
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLab (minister)no
James PlaskittWarwick and LeamingtonLabno
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLabno
Rachel SquireDunfermline WestLabno
Dr George TurnerNorth West NorfolkLabno
Claire WardWatfordLabno
Mr Richard AllanSheffield, HallamLDem (front bench)aye
Dr Peter BrandIsle of WightLDemaye

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