Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Research Purposes) Regulations — 19 Dec 2000
Miss Ann Widdecombe MP, Maidstone and The Weald voted in the minority (No).
- Research licences may be authorised under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 for the purposes of
- increasing knowledge about the development of embryos;
- increasing knowledge about serious disease, or
- enabling any such knowledge to be applied in developing treatments for serious disease.
A list of such licenses would be useful to link to from here.
-  Yvette Cooper MP, House of Commons, 19 December 2000
-  Statutory Instrument 188 (2001), House of Commons, 24 January 2001
-  Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990, Section 45, OPSI
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||273 (+2 tell)||76 (+1 tell)||0||84.6%|
|UUP||0||3 (+1 tell)||0||44.4%|