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 "Mr. Menzies Campbell".

In proposing the name of Ming Campbell, I realise that I am breaking the tradition by nominating a member of a minority party. As my right hon. Friend the Member for Manchester, Gorton (Mr. Kaufman) pointed out in his letter to The Times last week, however, there is no sufficiently clear tradition to tie the House to any course of action.

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The House divided: Ayes 98, Noes 381.

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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
Con80 11056.9%
DUP1 0033.3%
Ind2 10100.0%
Ind Lab1 00100.0%
Lab289 (+2 tell) 44080.9%
LDem0 40 (+2 tell)089.4%
PC3 10100.0%
SNP4 0066.7%
UUP1 1022.2%
Total:381 98074.7%

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
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConaye
Quentin DaviesGrantham and StamfordConaye
Peter EmeryEast DevonConaye
Geoffrey Johnson SmithWealdenConaye
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConaye
Peter LloydFarehamConaye
John MajorHuntingdonConaye
Michael MatesEast HampshireConaye
Ian TaylorEsher and WaltonConaye
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)aye
Peter ViggersGosportConaye
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLab (minister)aye
Hilary ArmstrongNorth West DurhamLab (minister)aye
Nigel BeardBexleyheath and CrayfordLabaye
Margaret BeckettDerby SouthLab (minister)aye
David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab (minister)aye
Ben BradshawExeterLab (minister)aye
Dale Campbell-SavoursWorkingtonLabaye
Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabaye
Charles ClarkeNorwich SouthLab (minister)aye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)aye
John DenhamSouthampton, ItchenLab (minister)aye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Lorna FitzsimonsRochdaleLabaye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabaye
Sam GalbraithStrathkelvin and BearsdenLabaye
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabaye
Norman GodmanGreenock and InverclydeLabaye
Jane GriffithsReading EastLabaye
John GroganSelbyLabaye
Alan HowarthNewport EastLab (minister)aye
Sally KeebleNorthampton NorthLabaye
Ruth KellyBolton WestLabaye
Tess KinghamGloucesterLabaye
Stephen LadymanSouth ThanetLabaye
Helen LiddellAirdrie and ShottsLab (minister)aye
David LockWyre ForestLab (minister)aye
Calum MacDonaldNa h-Eileanan an IarLabaye
Paul MarsdenShrewsbury and AtchamLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)aye
Lewis MoonieKirkcaldyLab (minister)aye
Martin O'NeillOchilLabaye
Nick PalmerBroxtoweLabaye
Ian PearsonDudley SouthLabaye
Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabaye
Greg PopeHyndburnLab (minister)aye
Giles RadiceNorth DurhamLabaye
Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLab (minister)aye
Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLabaye
Peter Temple-MorrisLeominsterwhilst Labaye
Paddy TippingSherwoodLab (minister)aye
George TurnerNorth West NorfolkLabaye
Stephen TwiggEnfield, SouthgateLab (minister)aye
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye
Dafydd WigleyCaernarfonPCaye

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