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

Mr Michael Weir MP, Angus voted in the minority (No).

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
Mr David AmessSouthend WestConno
Mr Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConno
Mr David CurrySkipton and RiponConno
Mr Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellConno
Mr David Heathcoat-AmoryWellsConno
Mr Andrew RobathanBlabyConno
Mr Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyConno
Mr Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConno
Mr Andrew TurnerIsle of WightConno
Mr Joe BentonBootleLabno
Mr Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabno
Mr John CryerHornchurchLabno
Mr Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabno
Mr Andrew DismoreHendonLabno
Mr David DrewStroudLabno
Ms Maria EagleLiverpool, GarstonLab (minister)no
Mr Mike HallWeaver ValeLabno
Mr David HansonDelynLabno
Ms Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Mr Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Mr Kevin HughesDoncaster NorthLabtellno
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Mr Piara S KhabraEaling, SouthallLabno
Mr Tony LloydManchester CentralLabno
Mr Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
Mr John MannBassetlawLabno
Mr Alan MealeMansfieldLabno
Mr Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLabno
Mr Martin O'NeillOchilLabno
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabno
Mr Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Mr Lawrie QuinnScarborough and WhitbyLabno
Mr Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Mr John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDemaye
Ms Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDemaye
Mr Malcolm BruceGordonLDemaye
Mr Alistair CarmichaelOrkney and ShetlandLDemaye
Mr Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDemaye
Sir Robert SmithWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDemaye

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