Gender Recognition Bill [Lords] — Religion — 25 May 2004 at 14:45

Mr Brian Sedgemore MP, Hackney South and Shoreditch voted with the majority (No).

The amendment under discussion would create protection for religious organisations against the effects of the bill (in a similar way that sporting events were granted protection). The amendment read as follows.

If a court’s determination of any question arising under this Act might affect the exercise by a religious organisation (itself or its members collectively) of the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, it must have particular regard to the importance of that right.

The House divided: Ayes 104, Noes 276.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con4 72 (+2 tell)047.9%
Ind1 0050.0%
Lab276 (+2 tell) 2068.6%
LDem15 22068.5%
PC0 2050.0%
SNP0 3060.0%
UUP0 3060.0%
Total:296 104063.0%

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 John BercowBuckinghamCon (front bench)no
Mr Peter DuncanGalloway and Upper NithsdaleCon (front bench)no
Mr Richard PageSouth West HertfordshireConno
Mr Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Dr Lewis MoonieKirkcaldyLabaye
Mr Richard AllanSheffield, HallamLDem (front bench)no
Mr Norman BakerLewesLDem (front bench)no
Mr John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)no
Mr Malcolm BruceGordonLDem (front bench)no
Mr David ChidgeyEastleighLDemno
Mr Brian CotterWeston-Super-MareLDem (front bench)no
Mr Don FosterBathLDem (front bench)no
Dr Evan HarrisOxford West and AbingdonLDemno
Mr Paul HolmesChesterfieldLDem (front bench)no
Mr Mark OatenWinchesterLDem (front bench)no
Mr Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDem (front bench)no
Mr David RendelNewburyLDem (front bench)no
Dr Jenny TongeRichmond ParkLDemno
Mr Paul TylerNorth CornwallLDem (front bench)no
Mr Richard Younger-RossTeignbridgeLDem (front bench)no

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