Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected — 26 Feb 2003 at 18:45

The majority of MPs voted against inserting at the end of a Parliamentary motion that broadly supported Government's policy, the line:[1]

  • ...but finds the case for military action against Iraq as yet unproven.

The main motion in support of the Government was then passed in a vote immediately afterward.[2]

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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
Con128 13 (+1 tell)087.1%
DUP4 0080.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Independent Conservative1 00100.0%
Lab253 (+2 tell) 120 (+1 tell)192.0%
LDem0 52098.1%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP6 00100.0%
Total:392 198191.4%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Hywel FrancisAberavonLab (minister)aye
Frank DoranAberdeen CentralLab (minister)aye
Mr Malcolm SavidgeAberdeen NorthLabaye
Anne BeggAberdeen SouthLab (minister)aye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabaye
Jeff EnnisBarnsley East and MexboroughLabaye
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabaye
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye
Patrick HallBedfordLabaye
Mr Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabaye
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLab (minister)aye
Khalid MahmoodBirmingham, Perry BarrLab (minister)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLabaye
Joe BentonBootleLab (minister)aye
Marsha SinghBradford WestLabaye
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabaye
David LepperBrighton, PavilionLabaye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabaye
Mrs Valerie DaveyBristol WestLabaye
Mr Peter PikeBurnleyLabaye
David ChaytorBury NorthLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabaye
Mr Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)aye
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLabaye
Mr Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLabaye
Jimmy HoodClydesdaleLab (minister)aye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge and ChrystonLabaye
Betty WilliamsConwyLabaye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)aye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabaye
Mr Iain LukeDundee EastLabaye
Peter AinsworthEast SurreyConaye
Gavin StrangEdinburgh East and MusselburghLabaye
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLab (minister)aye
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabaye
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Mrs Diana OrganForest of DeanLabaye
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)aye
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow GovanLabaye
George GallowayGlasgow Kelvinwhilst Labaye
Ann McKechinGlasgow MaryhillLab (minister)aye
David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabaye
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Mr Bill TynanHamilton SouthLabaye
Mr Iain ColemanHammersmith and FulhamLabaye
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Mr Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLab (minister)aye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabaye
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
John CryerHornchurchLabaye
Ms Linda PerhamIlford NorthLabaye
Chris MoleIpswichLabaye
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Mr Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLabaye
Ann CryerKeighleyLabaye
Mr Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Mr Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabaye
Roger BerryKingswoodLabaye
Mr Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLabaye
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLab (minister)aye
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabaye
John BattleLeeds WestLabaye
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Joan RuddockLewisham, DeptfordLab (minister)aye
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Andy ReedLoughboroughLabboth
Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleCon (front bench)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)aye
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabtellaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)aye
Mr Huw EdwardsMonmouthLabaye
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLabaye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabaye
Doug HendersonNewcastle upon Tyne NorthLabaye
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLab (minister)aye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabaye
Robert WalterNorth DorsetCon (front bench)aye
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Mr Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
John HoramOrpingtonConaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Ms Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabaye
Paul TruswellPudseyLabaye
Martin SalterReading WestLabaye
Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLab (minister)aye
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye
Mrs Helen JacksonSheffield, HillsboroughLabaye
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye
Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamContellaye
Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon (front bench)aye
Mr Richard PageSouth West HertfordshireConaye
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLab (minister)aye
Mr George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLabaye
Ms Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLabaye
Mr John LyonsStrathkelvin and BearsdenLabaye
David DrewStroudLab (minister)aye
John GummerSuffolk CoastalCon (front bench)aye
Alan WilliamsSwansea WestLabaye
Mr Tom CoxTootingLabaye
Anthony SteenTotnesConaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLabaye
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLabaye
Mr Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLabaye
Mr Tony BanksWest HamLab (minister)aye
Andrew MurrisonWestburyCon (front bench)aye
Mr Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)aye

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