Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading — 17 Dec 2003 at 18:59

Helen Jones MP, Warrington North did not vote.

The majority Aye voters agreed to give the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill its Second Reading[1]. This means it now moves onto the committee stage.

The Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill became law in 2004. Its main aims were to:[2]

  • Simplify the process of appeal for asylum seekers
  • Criminalise people who arrive into the UK without a valid travel document unless they have a reasonable excuse
  • Stop supporting failed asylum seekers and their families if they do not leave the UK
  • Allow the government to tag and track asylum seekers
  • Provide accommodation to failed asylum seekers who cannot return home immediately

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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
Con123 1076.1%
Ind0 1050.0%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Ind UU1 0033.3%
Lab286 (+2 tell) 19075.2%
LDem1 43 (+2 tell)085.2%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 4080.0%
Total:412 72076.3%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamConno
Miss Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Mr Michael ConnartyFalkirk EastLabno
Mr Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabno
Mr Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLabno
Mr Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Mr Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Ms Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabno
Mr Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Mr John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Ms Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabno
Mr Phil SawfordKetteringLabno
Mr Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Mr Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Mr Keith VazLeicester EastLabno
Mr Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Mr Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemaye

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