Gambling Bill — 2nd reading — 1 Nov 2004 at 21:59

Dai Havard MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney voted with the majority (Aye).

The aye-voters passed the 'Second Reading' of the Gambling Bill and ensured that it moved on to the next stage. The main thrust of the bill was to deregulate the gambling industry and allow for a number of 'supercasinos' to be opened, though it also tightened up some regulations, mostly in uncontentious ways.

A 'no' vote in this division would have had exactly the same effect as an 'aye' vote in the reasoned amendment that preceded it, namely to kill the bill, but without sending the message that it was being killed for the specific reasons stated in that amendment.

The House divided: Ayes 286, Noes 212.

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
Con0 131 (+2 tell)081.6%
DUP0 2033.3%
Independent0 1050.0%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab285 (+2 tell) 30178.1%
LDem0 39070.9%
PC0 3075.0%
SNP0 2040.0%
UUP0 2040.0%
Total:285 211177.3%

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
David ChaytorBury NorthLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)no
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabno
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)no
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)no
Win GriffithsBridgendLab (minister)no
John GroganSelbyLabno
David HinchliffeWakefieldLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Alan HurstBraintreeLab (minister)no
Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLab (minister)no
Terry LewisWorsleyLabno
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLab (minister)no
Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)no
Gordon PrenticePendleLab (minister)no
Ken PurchaseWolverhampton North EastLabno
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Betty WilliamsConwyLab (minister)no
David WinnickWalsall NorthLab (minister)no
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)both

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