Modernisation of the House of Commons — 29 Oct 2002 at 21:43

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).

I beg to move,

That this House approves the Second Report from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons, and endorses its proposals, in particular for more effective law making by more routine publication of bills in draft for pre-legislative scrutiny, for consultation with Opposition parties on the broad shape of the legislative year and more flexibility in programming, for an annual House of Commons calendar which would allow honourable Members to plan work in their constituencies more effectively and provide sittings in September balanced by an earlier recess in July, for more effective use of the Chamber including more regular use of time limits on speeches, and a Parliament that is more accessible to the public that it serves.

Question put, That the amendment be made:-

The House divided: Ayes 150, Noes 394.

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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
Con15 123084.7%
DUP2 0040.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab321 (+2 tell) 20 (+2 tell)084.1%
LDem46 1088.7%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP5 00100.0%
UUP0 5083.3%
Total:394 150084.6%

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

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Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)no
Derek ConwayOld Bexley and SidcupConno
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterConno
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldCon (front bench)no
John HoramOrpingtonConno
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)no
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonConno
Archie NormanTunbridge WellsConno
George OsborneTattonCon (front bench)no
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)no
David TredinnickBosworthCon (front bench)no
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)no
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Ivor CaplinHoveLab (minister)tellaye
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Jim DowdLewisham WestLab (minister)aye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)aye
Gerald KaufmanManchester, GortonLab (minister)aye
Jackie LawrencePreseli PembrokeshireLabaye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabaye
David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Tony McNultyHarrow EastLab (minister)aye
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLabaye
Jim MurphyEast RenfrewshireLab (minister)aye
Bill OlnerNuneatonLabaye
Ian PearsonDudley SouthLab (minister)aye
Joan RyanEnfield NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLabaye
Derek TwiggHaltonLab (minister)aye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)aye

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