Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Special Immigration Appeals Commission — 21 Nov 2001 at 20:59
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (No).
The majority of MPs voted for clauses 27-35 to stand part of the the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill.
These clauses were:
- Clause 27 - To establish that the Special Immigration Appeals Commission was the place to review the terrorist certifications
- Clause 28 - To appoint a person to review the operations of sections 21-23 (indefinite detention of foreign nationals)
- Clause 29 - Require Parliament to renew these powers after 15 months, which they did.
- Clause 30 - Put the Special Immigration Appeals Commission in charge of "derogation matters" (legal issues pursuant to the fact that there was a "public emergency which threatened the life of the nation")
- Clause 33 - The power of the Home Secretary (which could not be challenged by any court) to certify that the 1951 Refugee Convention does not apply.
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||320 (+2 tell)||32||0||86.3%|
|LDem||0||46 (+2 tell)||0||92.3%|