House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected — 4 Feb 2003 at 16:58

Mrs Anne McIntosh MP, Vale of York voted with the majority (No).

The majority No voters rejected a proposal that the House of Lords be completely abolished[1]. Those voting Aye were indicating that, at least in theory, they thought that the upper chamber of Parliament could be abolished entirely. Those voting No were indicating that they believed that there had to be an upper chamber of Parliament in some form.

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  • [1] http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debate/?id=2003-02-04.220.2

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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
Con146 2090.8%
DUP5 00100.0%
Ind1 00100.0%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Lab184 (+2 tell) 158 (+2 tell)084.4%
LDem48 3096.2%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP5 0083.3%
Total:390 172087.3%

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr Nick GibbBognor Regis and LittlehamptonConaye
Mr Bill WigginLeominsterConaye
Mrs Janet AndersonRossendale and DarwenLabaye
Mr Tony BanksWest HamLabaye
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Mr Kevin BarronRother ValleyLabaye
Miss Anne BeggAberdeen SouthLabaye
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabaye
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabaye
Ms Hazel BlearsSalfordLab (minister)aye
Mr Bob BlizzardWaveneyLabaye
Mr David BorrowSouth RibbleLabaye
Mr Keith BradleyManchester, WithingtonLabaye
Mr Nick BrownNewcastle upon Tyne East and WallsendLab (minister)aye
Mr Colin BurgonElmetLabaye
Mr David CairnsGreenock and InverclydeLabaye
Mr Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Mr Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLabaye
Mr Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabaye
Mr Tom ClarkeCoatbridge and ChrystonLabaye
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
Mr Tony ColmanPutneyLabaye
Mr Michael ConnartyFalkirk EastLabaye
Mr Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabaye
Professor Ross CranstonDudley NorthLabaye
Mr David CrausbyBolton North EastLabaye
Mr Jon CruddasDagenhamLabaye
Mr John CryerHornchurchLabaye
Mr Tony CunninghamWorkingtonLabaye
Mrs Valerie DaveyBristol WestLabaye
Mr Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLabaye
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Mr Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabaye
Mrs Janet DeanBurtonLabaye
Mr Andrew DismoreHendonLabaye
Mr Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabaye
Mr Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
Mr Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLabaye
Mr Frank DoranAberdeen CentralLabaye
Mr Jim DowdLewisham WestLabaye
Ms Julia DrownSouth SwindonLabaye
Mr Clive EffordElthamLabaye
Mr Jeff EnnisBarnsley East and MexboroughLabaye
Mr Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabaye
Mr Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and Canning TownLab (minister)tellaye
Mr George FoulkesCarrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleyLabaye
Mr Hywel FrancisAberavonLabaye
Mr Mike GapesIlford SouthLabaye
Mr Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye
Dr Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Ms Linda GilroyPlymouth, SuttonLabaye
Mr Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Mr Nigel GriffithsEdinburgh SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Mike HallWeaver ValeLabaye
Mr Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLabaye
Mr David HansonDelynLabaye
Mr Tom HarrisGlasgow CathcartLabaye
Mr Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabaye
Mr Ivan HendersonHarwichLabaye
Mr David HeyesAshton-under-LyneLabaye
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLabaye
Mr Jimmy HoodClydesdaleLabaye
Mr Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Mr George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLabaye
Mr Lindsay HoyleChorleyLabaye
Mr Kevin HughesDoncaster NorthLabaye
Mrs Joan HumbleBlackpool North and FleetwoodLabaye
Mr Alan HurstBraintreeLabaye
Mr Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabaye
Mr Adam IngramEast KilbrideLab (minister)aye
Mr Brian JenkinsTamworthLabaye
Ms Helen JonesWarrington NorthLabaye
Mr Kevan JonesNorth DurhamLabaye
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Mr Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLabaye
Mr Alan KeenFeltham and HestonLabaye
Mrs Ann KeenBrentford and IsleworthLabaye
Mr Fraser KempHoughton and Washington EastLab (minister)aye
Ms Jane KennedyLiverpool, WavertreeLab (minister)aye
Mr David KidneyStaffordLabaye
Mr Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Mr Andy KingRugby and KenilworthLabaye
Dr Stephen LadymanSouth ThanetLabaye
Mrs Jackie LawrencePreseli PembrokeshireLabaye
Mr Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Mr Tony LloydManchester CentralLabaye
Mr Ian LucasWrexhamLabaye
Mr John MannBassetlawLabaye
Mr Rob MarrisWolverhampton South WestLabaye
Mr David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabaye
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Mr Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Mr Eric MartlewCarlisleLabaye
Mr Stephen McCabeBirmingham, Hall GreenLabaye
Ms Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
Ms Siobhain McDonaghMitcham and MordenLabaye
Mr John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Mr John McFallDumbartonLabaye
Ms Shona McIsaacCleethorpesLabaye
Mr John McWilliamBlaydonLabaye
Mr Alan MealeMansfieldLabaye
Mr Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLabaye
Mr Chris MoleIpswichLabaye
Ms Margaret MoranLuton SouthLabaye
Ms Kali MountfordColne ValleyLabaye
Mr Denis MurphyWansbeckLabaye
Dr Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabaye
Mr Dan NorrisWansdykeLab (minister)tellaye
Mr Mike O'BrienNorth WarwickshireLab (minister)aye
Mr Martin O'NeillOchilLabaye
Mrs Diana OrganForest of DeanLabaye
Ms Sandra OsborneAyrLabaye
Mr Albert OwenYnys MônLabaye
Dr Nick PalmerBroxtoweLabaye
Ms Linda PerhamIlford NorthLabaye
Mr Colin PickthallWest LancashireLabaye
Mr Chris PondGraveshamLabaye
Mr Greg PopeHyndburnLabaye
Mr Stephen PoundEaling NorthLabaye
Ms Bridget PrenticeLewisham EastLabaye
Mr Ken PurchaseWolverhampton North EastLabaye
Mr Lawrie QuinnScarborough and WhitbyLabaye
Mr Syd RapsonPortsmouth NorthLabaye
Dr John ReidHamilton North and BellshillLab (minister)aye
Mr John RobertsonGlasgow AnnieslandLabaye
Mr Terry RooneyBradford NorthLabaye
Mr Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLabaye
Mrs Christine RussellCity of ChesterLabaye
Ms Joan RyanEnfield NorthLab (minister)aye
Mr Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Mr Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLabaye
Mr Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabaye
Mr Siôn SimonBirmingham, ErdingtonLabaye
Mr Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Mr Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabaye
Ms Angela SmithBasildonLab (minister)aye
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Ms Helen SouthworthWarrington SouthLabaye
Mr Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLabaye
Mr David StewartInverness East, Nairn and LochaberLabaye
Mr Ian StewartEcclesLabaye
Dr Howard StoateDartfordLabaye
Mr Graham StringerManchester, BlackleyLabaye
Mr Gerry SutcliffeBradford SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Mark TamiAlyn and DeesideLabaye
Mr David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Mr Jon TrickettHemsworthLabaye
Dr Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabaye
Mr Derek TwiggHaltonLab (minister)aye
Mr Bill TynanHamilton SouthLabaye
Mr Keith VazLeicester EastLabaye
Ms Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLabaye
Ms Claire WardWatfordLabaye
Mr Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Mr Tom WatsonWest Bromwich EastLabaye
Mr Dave WattsSt Helens NorthLabaye
Mr Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLabaye
Mrs Betty WilliamsConwyLabaye
Mr Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye
Mr Anthony D WrightGreat YarmouthLabaye
Mr Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye
Ms Sandra GidleyRomseyLDemaye
Mr Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemaye
Mr Mark OatenWinchesterLDemaye

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