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

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 constituency

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

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