Pay for Chairmen of Select Committees — PAY FOR CHAIRMEN OF SELECT COMMITTEES (No. 2) — 30 Oct 2003 at 16:38

John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.

Queen's recommendation having been signified-

Motion made, and Question put,

That the following provision shall be made with respect to the salaries of Members of this House-
(1) With effect from the beginning of the next Session of Parliament, the salary of a Member shall be £12,500 per annum higher than the figure determined in accordance with the provisions of the Resolution of the House of 10th July 1996 in respect of any period during which he is the Chairman of a select committee appointed under Standing Order No. 152 (Select Committees related to government departments), the Environmental Audit Committee, the European Scrutiny Committee, the Committee of Public Accounts, the Select Committee on Public Administration, the Regulatory Reform Committee, the Joint Committee on Human Rights or the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, other than to the extent that the provisions of paragraph (3) apply.
(2) A period begins for the purpose of paragraph (1)-
(i) with the day on which the Member becomes Chairman of such a committee, or
(ii) with the beginning of the next Session of Parliament, in the case of a Member who became Chairman before that time; and ends on the day on which the Member ceases to be Chairman (or, if he is Chairman of more than one such committee, he ceases to be Chairman of the last of those committees).
(3) There shall be disregarded for the purpose of paragraph (1)-
(i) any period which is of less than 24 hours duration; and
(ii) any period, or part thereof, in respect of which the Member is also entitled to an additional salary by virtue of any provision of the Ministerial and other Salaries Act 1975.
(4) Reference to any Committee in paragraph (1) shall-
(i) if the name of the Committee is changed, be taken (subject to sub-paragraph (ii)) to be a reference to the Committee by its new name; and
(ii) if the functions of the Committee become functions of a different Committee, be taken to be a reference to the Committee by whom the functions are for the time being exercisable.
(5) The provisions of paragraph (2) of the Resolution of the House of 10th July 1996 relating to Members' Salaries (No. 2) shall apply, with effect from 1st April 2004, to a salary determined in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (1) as they apply in relation to a salary determined in accordance with the provisions of that Resolution.
(6) The Speaker shall have authority to interpret these provisions and to determine rules from time to time for their implementation.-[Mr. Woolas.]

The House divided: Ayes 81, Noes 53.

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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
Con36 9027.6%
Lab39 (+2 tell) 24 (+1 tell)016.2%
LDem6 15038.9%
PC0 2050.0%
SNP0 3 (+1 tell)080.0%
Total:81 53021.8%

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
David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
David CurrySkipton and RiponConno
Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellCon (front bench)no
David Heathcoat-AmoryWellsConno
Andrew RobathanBlabyConno
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsCon (front bench)no
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)no
Joe BentonBootleLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabno
John CryerHornchurchLabno
Mr Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabno
Andrew DismoreHendonLabno
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Maria EagleLiverpool, GarstonLab (minister)no
Mike HallWeaver ValeLabno
David HansonDelynLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Mr Kevin HughesDoncaster NorthLabtellno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Piara S KhabraEaling, SouthallLabno
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabno
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
John MannBassetlawLab (minister)no
Alan MealeMansfieldLab (minister)no
Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLab (minister)no
Mr Martin O'NeillOchilLab (minister)no
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Mr Lawrie QuinnScarborough and WhitbyLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDemaye
Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDem (front bench)aye
Malcolm BruceGordonLDem (front bench)aye
Alistair CarmichaelOrkney and ShetlandLDem (front bench)aye
Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDem (front bench)aye
Robert SmithWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDem (front bench)aye

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