Election of Speaker — 23 Oct 2000

Kenneth Clarke MP, Rushcliffe voted in the minority (Aye).

I beg to move, as an amendment to the Question, to leave out "Mr. Michael J. Martin" and insert instead thereof "Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody".

Before I start the substantive part of my speech, may I add my tribute to Speaker Boothroyd's term of office? She took charge of the House at a most difficult time for a Speaker, when televising of proceedings had recently started and there were difficult Parliaments. She carried out that duty with enormous skill and capacity.

imperturbable good temper, tact, patience and urbanity.

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The House divided: Ayes 170, Noes 341.

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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
Con23 85 (+1 tell)068.1%
DUP0 1033.3%
Ind1 20100.0%
Ind Lab0 10100.0%
Lab274 (+2 tell) 71 (+1 tell)084.1%
LDem36 2080.9%
PC2 1075.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP3 2083.3%
UKUP0 10100.0%
UUP1 4055.6%
Total:341 170079.1%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyCon (front bench)no
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
David CurrySkipton and RiponConno
Stephen DorrellCharnwoodConno
Edward GarnierHarboroughCon (front bench)no
Nick GibbBognor Regis and LittlehamptonCon (front bench)no
Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)no
John GreenwayRyedaleConno
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConno
Archie HamiltonEpsom and EwellConno
Michael HeseltineHenleyConno
Peter LuffMid WorcestershireCon (front bench)no
John MacGregorSouth NorfolkConno
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonConno
Brian MawhinneyNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)no
David PriorNorth NorfolkConno
Gary StreeterSouth West DevonCon (front bench)no
Teddy TaylorRochford and Southend EastConno
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no
Nigel WatersonEastbourneConno
Bowen WellsHertford and StortfordConno
John WilkinsonRuislip - NorthwoodConno
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLab (minister)aye
Stuart BellMiddlesbroughLab (minister)aye
Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabaye
Harold BestLeeds North WestLabaye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLabaye
David ChaytorBury NorthLabaye
Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabaye
Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabaye
Tom CoxTootingLabaye
Ann CryerKeighleyLabaye
John CummingsEasingtonLabaye
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)aye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabaye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLab (minister)aye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Louise EllmanLiverpool, RiversideLab (minister)aye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Derek FosterBishop AucklandLabaye
Sam GalbraithStrathkelvin and BearsdenLabaye
Mike GapesIlford SouthLab (minister)aye
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabaye
Norman GodmanGreenock and InverclydeLabaye
Llin GoldingNewcastle-under-LymeLabaye
Jane GriffithsReading EastLabaye
Peter HainNeathLabaye
Patricia HewittLeicester WestLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Joan HumbleBlackpool North and FleetwoodLabaye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Jenny JonesWolverhampton South WestLabaye
Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
David KidneyStaffordLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLab (minister)aye
Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)aye
John MorrisAberavonLabaye
Mo MowlamRedcarLab (minister)aye
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLab (minister)aye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLabaye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabaye
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLabaye
Peter PikeBurnleyLabaye
Raymond PowellOgmoreLabaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Jeff RookerBirmingham, Perry BarrLab (minister)aye
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Robert SheldonAshton-under-LyneLabaye
Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
John SmithVale of GlamorganLabaye
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLabaye
Jack StrawBlackburnLab (minister)aye
Graham StringerManchester, BlackleyLab (minister)aye
Dari TaylorStockton SouthLabaye
Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLab (minister)aye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Malcolm WicksCroydon NorthLab (minister)aye
Alan WilliamsSwansea WestLabaye
Betty WilliamsConwyLabaye
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabaye
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)aye
David ChidgeyEastleighLDemaye
Elfyn LlwydMeirionnydd Nant ConwyPC (front bench)aye
Roseanna CunninghamPerthSNPaye
Alasdair MorganGalloway and Upper NithsdaleSNPaye
William ThompsonWest TyroneUUPno

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