Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment — 2 Nov 2004 at 17:50

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).

Question accordingly negatived.

Madam Deputy Speaker then proceeded to put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that hour.

Amendment proposed: No. 23, in page 37, line 18, leave out clause 56.-[Mr. Andrew Turner.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:-

Clause 56 allowed reasonable chastisement of children. Those voting Aye in this division sought to remove clause 56 and therefore outlaw reasonable chastisement of children.

The House divided: Ayes 208, Noes 284.

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 132 (+2 tell)082.2%
DUP0 4066.7%
Lab261 (+2 tell) 44075.4%
LDem23 22081.8%
PC0 3075.0%
UUP0 3060.0%
Total:284 208077.5%

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 AustinErith and ThamesmeadLab (minister)aye
Roger BerryKingswoodLab (minister)aye
Harold BestLeeds North WestLab (minister)aye
David BlunkettSheffield, BrightsideLab (minister)aye
Paul BoatengBrent SouthLab (minister)aye
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLab (minister)aye
Tony ColmanPutneyLab (minister)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)aye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLab (minister)aye
John DenhamSouthampton, ItchenLab (minister)aye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)aye
Huw EdwardsMonmouthLab (minister)aye
Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabaye
Win GriffithsBridgendLab (minister)aye
John GroganSelbyLabaye
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLab (minister)aye
Mark HendrickPrestonLab (minister)aye
David HinchliffeWakefieldLab (minister)aye
John HuttonBarrow and FurnessLab (minister)aye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLab (minister)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLab (minister)aye
Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Ian LucasWrexhamLab (minister)aye
Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLab (minister)aye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLab (minister)aye
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)aye
James PlaskittWarwick and LeamingtonLab (minister)aye
Kerry PollardSt AlbansLab (minister)aye
Stephen PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)aye
Jim SheridanWest RenfrewshireLab (minister)aye
Marsha SinghBradford WestLab (minister)aye
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLab (minister)aye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
Bill TynanHamilton SouthLab (minister)aye
Claire WardWatfordLab (minister)aye
Betty WilliamsConwyLab (minister)aye
Richard AllanSheffield, HallamLDem (front bench)aye
John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)aye
Tom BrakeCarshalton and WallingtonLDem (front bench)aye
Colin BreedSouth East CornwallLDem (front bench)aye
Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDem (front bench)aye
Malcolm BruceGordonLDem (front bench)aye
Paul BurstowSutton and CheamLDem (front bench)aye
Patsy CaltonCheadleLDem (front bench)aye
Alistair CarmichaelOrkney and ShetlandLDem (front bench)aye
Brian CotterWeston-Super-MareLDem (front bench)aye
Sue DoughtyGuildfordLDem (front bench)aye
Don FosterBathLDem (front bench)aye
Paul HolmesChesterfieldLDem (front bench)aye
Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDem (front bench)aye
Archy KirkwoodRoxburgh and BerwickshireLDem (front bench)aye
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDem (front bench)aye
David RendelNewburyLDem (front bench)aye
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)aye
Sarah TeatherBrent EastLDemaye
Jenny TongeRichmond ParkLDemaye
Roger WilliamsBrecon and RadnorshireLDem (front bench)aye
Phil WillisHarrogate and KnaresboroughLDem (front bench)aye

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