Identity Card — 23 Jan 2002 at 16:28

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for an identity card for British residents; and for connected purposes.

Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business):-

The House divided: Ayes 77, Noes 106.

Noes voted against identity cards bill

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con20 (+1 tell) 13020.7%
DUP0 3060.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab43 52 (+2 tell)124.0%
LDem34 3069.8%
PC2 (+1 tell) 0075.0%
SNP4 0080.0%
UUP1 50100.0%
Total:105 76128.7%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)aye
John BaronBillericayCon (front bench)aye
Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellCon (front bench)aye
Mr Andrew HunterBasingstokewhilst Conaye
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveConaye
Andrew MacKayBracknellConaye
Michael MatesEast HampshireConaye
Dr Brian MawhinneyNorth West CambridgeshireConaye
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)aye
Hugh RobertsonFaversham and Mid KentConaye
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireCon (front bench)aye
Bob SpinkCastle PointConaye
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)aye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabno
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabno
Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLab (minister)no
David CairnsGreenock and InverclydeLabno
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Mr Roger CasaleWimbledonLabno
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabno
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabno
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)no
Tony CunninghamWorkingtonLab (minister)no
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)no
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabno
Andrew DismoreHendonLabno
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabno
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLab (minister)no
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Jim KnightSouth DorsetLab (minister)no
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLab (minister)no
Fiona MactaggartSloughLabno
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
Rob MarrisWolverhampton South WestLab (minister)no
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLab (minister)no
Ann McKechinGlasgow MaryhillLab (minister)no
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabno
Meg MunnSheffield, HeeleyLab (minister)no
Mr Bill O'BrienNormantonLabno
Mike O'BrienNorth WarwickshireLabno
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)no
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Mr Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLabno
Mark TamiAlyn and DeesideLab (minister)no
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLab (minister)no
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Kevin BrennanCardiff WestLab (minister)both
Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDem (front bench)aye
Mark OatenWinchesterLDemaye
Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)aye
Sylvia HermonNorth DownUUP (front bench)no

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