Election of Speaker — 23 Oct 2000

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%
Independent2 0066.7%
Independent Labour1 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 name

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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Donald AndersonSwansea EastLabaye
Stuart BellMiddlesbroughLab (minister)aye
John BurnettTorridge and West DevonLDemaye
Paul BurstowSutton and CheamLDem (front bench)aye
Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)aye
Dale Campbell-SavoursWorkingtonLabaye
David ClarkSouth ShieldsLabaye
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Ronnie FearnSouthportLDemaye
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)aye
Donald GorrieEdinburgh WestLDemaye
John HealeyWentworthLabaye
Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDem (front bench)aye
David KidneyStaffordLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)aye
Mark OatenWinchesterLDemaye
Raymond PowellOgmoreLabtellaye
Nick RaynsfordGreenwich and WoolwichLab (minister)aye
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLab (minister)aye
Robert SheldonAshton-under-LyneLabaye
John StanleyTonbridge and MallingCon (front bench)no
Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLabaye
Simon ThomasCeredigionPCno
Paddy TippingSherwoodLab (minister)aye

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