Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Special Immigration Appeals Commission — 21 Nov 2001 at 20:59

Stephen McCabe MP, Birmingham, Hall Green voted with the majority (Aye).

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.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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
Con0 201.2%
DUP4 0080.0%
Lab320 (+2 tell) 32086.3%
LDem0 46 (+2 tell)092.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP2 0033.3%
Total:326 89064.9%

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
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabno
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabno
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Ann CryerKeighleyLabno
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
George GallowayGlasgow Kelvinwhilst Labno
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Terry LewisWorsleyLabno
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabno
Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLab (minister)no
Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabno
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLab (minister)no
Jimmy WrayGlasgow BailliestonLabno
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabno

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive