Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — New Clause 8 — Initial decisions — 1 Mar 2004 at 21:29

Mr David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).

'(1) Initial decisions by the Secretary of State on asylum applications shall be made and notified to the applicant within six weeks of the application being made.

(2) Notice of appeal from the decision of the Secretary of State to the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal ("the Tribunal")-

(a) must be made in writing;

(b) must be lodged with the Tribunal within 14 days of the decision appealed against, and

(c) must list all the grounds on which the appeal is made.

(3) Within 14 days of receipt of the notice of appeal the Tribunal shall hold a direction hearing at which all parties to the appeal shall be present.'.-[Mr. Malins.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-

The House divided: Ayes 179, Noes 317.

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
Con0 123 (+2 tell)077.2%
DUP0 1016.7%
Ind0 1050.0%
Lab316 (+2 tell) 0077.9%
LDem0 46085.2%
PC0 3075.0%
SNP0 4080.0%
UUP1 1040.0%
Total:317 179077.4%

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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