Ministerial Statements proposals — 29 Oct 2002 at 22:28

Dai Havard MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney voted with the majority (No).

The Aye-voters failed to remove the words 'and written ministerial statements' from the motion:

This House takes note of the Third Report from the Procedure Committee, Parliamentary Questions, House of Commons Paper No. 622, and the Government Response thereto, Cm 5628, and approves the proposals in both for a quota on named day questions, a reduction in the daily quota of questions per department, the introduction of electronic tabling subject to safeguards to ensure the authenticity of questions and the power of the Speaker to modify or halt the system if it appears it is being abused, and the timing and printing of answers to written questions and written ministerial statements.

This would have meant that ministers wouldn't be able to email their Ministerial Statements to the House.

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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
Con14 121082.8%
DUP0 2040.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab320 (+2 tell) 7 (+2 tell)080.7%
LDem50 0094.3%
PC1 30100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP0 5083.3%
Total:386 144082.4%

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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Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)no
Angela BrowningTiverton and HonitonConno
John ButterfillBournemouth WestConno
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)no
David CurrySkipton and RiponConno
Edward GarnierHarboroughConno
Michael JackFyldeConno
Peter LilleyHitchin and HarpendenConno
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonConno
Archie NormanTunbridge WellsConno
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no
Robert WalterNorth DorsetCon (front bench)no
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)no
Ivor CaplinHoveLab (minister)tellaye
Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabaye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)aye
Joan RyanEnfield NorthLab (minister)tellaye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Simon ThomasCeredigionPCno

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