Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading — 1 Mar 2004 at 21:57

Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire did not vote.

The majority Aye voters agreed to give the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill its Third Reading[1]. This means it now moves to the House of Lords for their consideration.

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
Con0 201.2%
Independent0 20100.0%
Lab302 (+2 tell) 12077.5%
LDem0 43 (+2 tell)083.3%
PC0 2050.0%
SNP0 4080.0%
UUP2 0040.0%
Total:304 65058.3%

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 Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLabno
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno

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