Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill — Amendment to Clause 89 — Identification at a Police Station — 26 Nov 2001 at 20:45

Mr David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).

The Aye-voters failed to make a series of changes to Clause 89 (or Clause 90 of the final act) of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill which adds a new clause into the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

This Clause allows someone who is detained at a police station to be fingerprinted or searched for a birthmark that would identify them to the police. The change that was proposed (and rejected) would have inserted in the phrase "in connection with a terrorist investigation" in several crucial parts of this law. As it stands, this Act extends the power of the police in areas that are unconnected with Terrorism.

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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
Con0 138 (+1 tell)084.8%
DUP0 3060.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Lab329 (+2 tell) 4081.5%
LDem0 47 (+1 tell)092.3%
PC0 40100.0%
UUP1 2050.0%
Total:330 199082.9%

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
Mr Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Mr George GallowayGlasgow Kelvinwhilst Labaye
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Mr Paul MarsdenShrewsbury and Atchamwhilst Labaye
Lady Lady HermonNorth DownUUPno

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