Election of Speaker — 23 Oct 2000

Mr David Kidney MP, Stafford 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 "Sir Patrick Cormack".

It is a privilege to propose the name of my hon. Friend the Member for South Staffordshire (Sir P. Cormack) for election as Speaker.

increasingly sidelined by the executive, the courts, the media and by Europe.

to restore Parliament to the centre of the nation's public life and the Chamber to the centre of Parliament's.

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The House divided: Ayes 130, Noes 287.

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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
Con1 101 (+1 tell)064.4%
DUP0 1033.3%
Ind2 0066.7%
Ind Lab1 00100.0%
Lab256 (+2 tell) 13 (+1 tell)065.7%
LDem24 8068.1%
PC1 2075.0%
SNP1 1033.3%
UKUP0 10100.0%
UUP0 3033.3%
Total:286 130064.8%

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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Mr John StanleyTonbridge and MallingConno
Mr Donald AndersonSwansea EastLabaye
Mr Stuart BellMiddlesbroughLab (minister)aye
Mr Dale Campbell-SavoursWorkingtonLabaye
Dr David ClarkSouth ShieldsLabaye
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Mr John HealeyWentworthLabaye
Mr David KidneyStaffordLabaye
Mr Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLabaye
Mr Raymond PowellOgmoreLabtellaye
Mr Nick RaynsfordGreenwich and WoolwichLabaye
Mr Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabaye
Mr Robert SheldonAshton-under-LyneLabaye
Mr Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLabaye
Mr Paddy TippingSherwoodLab (minister)aye
Mr John BurnettTorridge and West DevonLDemaye
Mr Paul BurstowSutton and CheamLDemaye
Mr Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDemaye
Mr Ronnie FearnSouthportLDemaye
Mr Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDemaye
Mr Donald GorrieEdinburgh WestLDemaye
Mr Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDemaye
Mr Mark OatenWinchesterLDemaye
Mr Simon ThomasCeredigionPCno

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