Election Publications Bill [Lords] — 4 Apr 2001

Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire voted with the majority (Aye).

Order for Second Reading read.

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

This short, one-purpose Bill has been introduced following representations by all three main political parties. The issue arose from discussions between the Conservative party and the Electoral Commission, which established that the Conservatives were concerned about the new legislation. The Conservative party discussed the issue with the Labour party and the Liberal Democrats, and all three then made representations. The Bill is in response to their concerns.

None of us would disagree with the intention behind these clauses."--[ Official Report, House of Lords , 18 October 2000; Vol. 617, c. 1144.]

It being Eleven o'clock, Mr. Deputy Speaker put the Question already proposed from the Chair, pursuant to Order [this day].

Question put, That the Bill be now read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 327, Noes 4.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con30 3 (+2 tell)021.9%
Lab284 (+2 tell) 0068.6%
LDem11 0023.4%
PC1 0025.0%
UUP1 1022.2%
Total:327 4052.6%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)tellno
Eric ForthBromley and ChislehurstContellno
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConno
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no

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