Election of Speaker — 23 Oct 2000

Martin Bell MP, Tatton voted with the majority (No).

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

My hon. Friend the Member for Blaydon (Mr. McWilliam) became an MP in 1979. I arrived rather later, in 1992, and bumped into him almost immediately.

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The House divided: Ayes 30, Noes 309.

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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
Con31 8024.4%
DUP1 0033.3%
Independent2 0066.7%
Independent Labour1 00100.0%
Lab238 (+2 tell) 20 (+2 tell)063.3%
LDem33 1072.3%
PC1 2075.0%
SNP2 0033.3%
UUP0 1011.1%
Total:309 32053.3%

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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Peter AtkinsonHexhamConaye
Ian BruceSouth DorsetConaye
John ButterfillBournemouth WestConaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)aye
Stephen DayCheadleConaye
Andrew HunterBasingstokeConaye
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConaye
Eric PicklesBrentwood and OngarCon (front bench)aye
Nick BrownNewcastle upon Tyne East and WallsendLab (minister)aye
Jamie CannIpswichLabaye
David ClarkSouth ShieldsLabaye
Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabtellaye
Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
John CummingsEasingtonLabaye
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabaye
Jane GriffithsReading EastLabaye
Eric MartlewCarlisleLabtellaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLab (minister)aye
John McWilliamBlaydonLabaye
Margaret MoranLuton SouthLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLabaye
Giles RadiceNorth DurhamLabaye
Robert SheldonAshton-under-LyneLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Peter Temple-MorrisLeominsterwhilst Labaye
Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLabaye
Donald GorrieEdinburgh WestLDemaye
Simon ThomasCeredigionPCno

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