Removal of References to Strangers — 26 Oct 2004 at 18:44

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

Motion made, and Question put,

That, with effect from the beginning of the next Session of Parliament, the following amendments be made to the Standing Orders of the House:
No. 89 (Procedure in standing committees): in paragraph (2), leave out 'Strangers' and insert 'The public';
No. 125 (Strangers (select committees)): leave out the title and insert 'Select committees (admission of the public)'; and in paragraph (1), leave out 'strangers' and insert 'the public';
No. 149 (Committee on Standards and Privileges): in paragraph (8), leave out 'strangers' and insert 'the public';
No. 161 (Duties of Serjeant at Arms with respect to strangers): in the title, leave out 'strangers' and insert 'the public'; in paragraph (1), leave out 'stranger' in the two places where it appears and insert 'member of the public' in each place, and leave out 'strangers' and insert 'the public'; and in paragraph (2), leave out 'strangers' and insert 'members of the public'.
No. 162 (Places to which strangers are not admitted): in the title, leave out 'strangers' and insert 'the public'; and, in the Standing Order, leave out 'stranger' and insert 'member of the public'.-[Mr. Woolas.]

The House divided: Ayes 242, Noes 167.

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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
Con7 97 (+2 tell)065.0%
DUP0 60100.0%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab196 (+2 tell) 57062.7%
LDem31 4063.6%
PC3 0075.0%
SNP4 0080.0%
UUP0 3060.0%
Total:242 167063.8%

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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John BercowBuckinghamCon (front bench)aye
Stephen DorrellCharnwoodConaye
Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)aye
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireCon (front bench)aye
Andrew MurrisonWestburyCon (front bench)aye
David WillettsHavantCon (front bench)aye
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)aye
Nigel BeardBexleyheath and CrayfordLab (minister)no
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLab (minister)no
Vernon CoakerGedlingLab (minister)no
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)no
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)no
Andrew DismoreHendonLab (minister)no
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)no
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLab (minister)no
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Jim FitzpatrickPoplar and Canning TownLab (minister)no
Hywel FrancisAberavonLab (minister)no
Tom HarrisGlasgow CathcartLab (minister)no
Ivan HendersonHarwichLabno
Mark HendrickPrestonLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Kim HowellsPontypriddLab (minister)no
Beverley HughesStretford and UrmstonLabno
Alan HurstBraintreeLab (minister)no
Brian JenkinsTamworthLab (minister)no
Kevan JonesNorth DurhamLab (minister)no
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLab (minister)no
Stephen LadymanSouth ThanetLab (minister)no
Jackie LawrencePreseli PembrokeshireLab (minister)no
Bob LaxtonDerby NorthLabno
Ivan LewisBury SouthLab (minister)no
Andrew LoveEdmontonLab (minister)no
John MacDougallCentral FifeLab (minister)no
Khalid MahmoodBirmingham, Perry BarrLab (minister)no
Eric MartlewCarlisleLabno
Thomas McAvoyGlasgow RutherglenLab (minister)no
Rosemary McKennaCumbernauld and KilsythLab (minister)no
Tony McNultyHarrow EastLab (minister)no
Alan MealeMansfieldLabno
Alun MichaelCardiff South and PenarthLab (minister)no
Lewis MoonieKirkcaldyLabno
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLab (minister)no
Bill OlnerNuneatonLab (minister)no
Diana OrganForest of DeanLab (minister)no
Ian PearsonDudley SouthLab (minister)no
Colin PickthallWest LancashireLab (minister)no
Bridget PrenticeLewisham EastLab (minister)no
John RobertsonGlasgow AnnieslandLab (minister)no
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow GovanLab (minister)no
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLab (minister)no
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLab (minister)no
Angela SmithBasildonLab (minister)no
Helen SouthworthWarrington SouthLab (minister)no
Rachel SquireDunfermline WestLab (minister)no
Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLab (minister)no
Gavin StrangEdinburgh East and MusselburghLab (minister)no
Graham StringerManchester, BlackleyLab (minister)no
Ann TaylorDewsburyLabno
Don TouhigIslwynLab (minister)no
Dennis TurnerWolverhampton South EastLab (minister)no
Rosie WintertonDoncaster CentralLab (minister)no
David WrightTelfordLab (minister)no
Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)no
Edward DaveyKingston and SurbitonLDem (front bench)no
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDem (front bench)no
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)no

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