Modernisation of the House of Commons — 29 Oct 2002 at 22:14

Dai Havard MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney voted with the majority (Aye).

Question accordingly negatived.

Main Question put:-

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.-[Mr. Robin Cook.]

The House divided: Ayes 411, Noes 47.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con42 35047.2%
DUP2 0040.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab306 (+2 tell) 10 (+2 tell)078.0%
LDem47 0088.7%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP5 00100.0%
UUP4 1083.3%
Total:411 47071.3%

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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David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
David AtkinsonBournemouth EastConno
Gregory BarkerBexhill and BattleCon (front bench)no
Tim BoswellDaventryConno
John ButterfillBournemouth WestConno
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)no
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonCon (front bench)no
Alan DuncanRutland and MeltonCon (front bench)no
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)no
Michael FallonSevenoaksCon (front bench)no
Edward GarnierHarboroughConno
James GrayNorth WiltshireConno
William HagueRichmond (Yorks)Con (front bench)no
Nick HawkinsSurrey HeathConno
Gerald HowarthAldershotCon (front bench)no
Boris JohnsonHenleyConno
Julian LewisNew Forest EastCon (front bench)no
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConno
Humfrey MalinsWokingConno
Brian MawhinneyNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Marion RoeBroxbourneConno
Andrew RosindellRomfordCon (front bench)no
David RuffleyBury St EdmundsCon (front bench)no
Mark SimmondsBoston and SkegnessCon (front bench)no
Michael SpicerWest WorcestershireConno
Anthony SteenTotnesConno
Hugo SwireEast DevonCon (front bench)no
Robert SymsPooleCon (front bench)no
Teddy TaylorRochford and Southend EastConno
Peter ViggersGosportConno
Nigel WatersonEastbourneConno
Ann WiddecombeMaidstone and The WealdConno
Bill WigginLeominsterCon (front bench)no
John WilkinsonRuislip - NorthwoodConno
Ann WintertonCongletonwhilst Conno
Nick AingerCarmarthen West and South PembrokeshireLab (minister)tellno
David ClellandTyne BridgeLabno
John CummingsEasingtonLabno
Jack CunninghamCopelandLabno
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Andrew DismoreHendonLabno
David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabno
John SpellarWarleyLab (minister)no
Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLabno
Gavin StrangEdinburgh East and MusselburghLabno
Gerry SutcliffeBradford SouthLab (minister)tellno
Dennis TurnerWolverhampton South EastLabno
Roy BeggsEast AntrimUUPno

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