Hunting Bill — 15 Sep 2004 at 17:33

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (Aye).

The Aye voters supported the second reading of the Hunting Bill, knowing that it was identical to the Bill to which the House of Commons gave a Third Reading on 9 July 2003. (This was the criterion that would allow the Parliament Act to be used to pass the Bill.)

Question put, That the Bill be read a Second time:-

The House divided: Ayes 356, Noes 166.

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con6 137 (+2 tell)089.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab318 (+2 tell) 3079.6%
LDem32 16087.3%
PC0 40100.0%
UUP0 4080.0%
Total:356 166082.7%

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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David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)aye
David AtkinsonBournemouth EastConaye
Roger GaleNorth ThanetCon (front bench)aye
John TaylorSolihullCon (front bench)aye
Teddy TaylorRochford and Southend EastConaye
Ann WiddecombeMaidstone and The WealdCon (front bench)aye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLab (minister)no
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDem (front bench)no
John BurnettTorridge and West DevonLDem (front bench)no
Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)no
Sue DoughtyGuildfordLDem (front bench)no
Matthew GreenLudlowLDem (front bench)no
Evan HarrisOxford West and AbingdonLDem (front bench)no
Nick HarveyNorth DevonLDem (front bench)no
Paul KeetchHerefordLDem (front bench)no
Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDem (front bench)no
Michael MooreTweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleLDem (front bench)no
Mark OatenWinchesterLDem (front bench)no
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDem (front bench)no
Robert SmithWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDem (front bench)no
John ThursoCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDem (front bench)no
Paul TylerNorth CornwallLDem (front bench)no
Roger WilliamsBrecon and RadnorshireLDem (front bench)no

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