Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment — 2 Nov 2004 at 17:50
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
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.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||132 (+2 tell)||0||82.2%|
|Lab||261 (+2 tell)||44||0||75.4%|