Modernisation of the House of Commons — 26 Jan 2005 at 16:33

This division was the first on a group of proposed changes which were proposed to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons, related to the sitting hours of the House, to take effect after the General Election. These were edits to Standing Orders numbered 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 24, 41A, 54, 83I, 88, 100, 108, 116.

The issue in this division was an amendment proposed by George Howarth, MP for Knowsley North and Sefton East, to change the time of meeting of the House on Tuesdays. Those voting Aye were supporting the amendment, which would return the House to meeting at 2:30 PM on Tuesdays.

As this was a 'House of Commons matter', no whips were applied and it was an entirely free vote.

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
Con90 42081.5%
DUP4 0057.1%
Independent2 00100.0%
Lab162 (+2 tell) 163 (+2 tell)080.6%
LDem22 19074.5%
PC3 10100.0%
SNP4 0080.0%
UUP5 00100.0%
Total:292 225080.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mrs Helen LiddellAirdrie and ShottsLabaye
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsCon (front bench)no
Mark TamiAlyn and DeesideLab (minister)aye
David HeyesAshton-under-LyneLab (minister)aye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLab (minister)aye
Jeff EnnisBarnsley East and MexboroughLab (minister)aye
Angela SmithBasildonLab (minister)aye
John MannBassetlawLab (minister)aye
Don FosterBathLDem (front bench)no
Gisela StuartBirmingham, EdgbastonLab (minister)aye
Steve McCabeBirmingham, Hall GreenLab (minister)aye
Liam ByrneBirmingham, Hodge HillLabaye
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabaye
Khalid MahmoodBirmingham, Perry BarrLab (minister)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Jack StrawBlackburnLab (minister)aye
Mr John McWilliamBlaydonLab (minister)aye
Nick GibbBognor Regis and LittlehamptonCon (front bench)no
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)aye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLab (minister)aye
Joe BentonBootleLab (minister)aye
Andrew MacKayBracknellCon (front bench)no
Terry RooneyBradford NorthLab (minister)aye
Gerry SutcliffeBradford SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Alan HurstBraintreeLab (minister)aye
Sarah TeatherBrent EastLDemno
Barry GardinerBrent NorthLab (minister)aye
Ann KeenBrentford and IsleworthLab (minister)aye
Ian Liddell-GraingerBridgwaterCon (front bench)no
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLab (minister)aye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLab (minister)aye
Ivan LewisBury SouthLab (minister)aye
David RuffleyBury St EdmundsCon (front bench)no
Wayne DavidCaerphillyLab (minister)aye
Mr Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLab (minister)aye
Alun MichaelCardiff South and PenarthLab (minister)aye
Kevin BrennanCardiff WestLab (minister)aye
Eric MartlewCarlisleLabaye
Adam PriceCarmarthen East and DinefwrPC (front bench)no
Nick AingerCarmarthen West and South PembrokeshireLab (minister)tellaye
Tom BrakeCarshalton and WallingtonLDem (front bench)no
John MacDougallCentral FifeLab (minister)aye
Mr Nigel JonesCheltenhamLDem (front bench)no
Paul HolmesChesterfieldLDem (front bench)no
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLab (minister)aye
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterCon (front bench)no
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Gareth ThomasClwyd WestLab (minister)aye
Jimmy HoodClydesdaleLab (minister)aye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge and ChrystonLabaye
Kali MountfordColne ValleyLab (minister)aye
Phil HopeCorbyLab (minister)aye
Bob AinsworthCoventry North EastLab (minister)aye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)aye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)aye
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)no
Mr Brian WilsonCunninghame NorthLabaye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLab (minister)aye
Howard StoateDartfordLab (minister)aye
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLab (minister)aye
Mrs Ann TaylorDewsburyLab (minister)aye
Rosie WintertonDoncaster CentralLab (minister)aye
Ian PearsonDudley SouthLab (minister)aye
John McFallDumbartonLab (minister)aye
Steve PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)aye
Piara S KhabraEaling, SouthallLab (minister)aye
John CummingsEasingtonLab (minister)aye
Hugo SwireEast DevonCon (front bench)no
Adam IngramEast KilbrideLab (minister)aye
Jim MurphyEast RenfrewshireLab (minister)aye
Peter AinsworthEast SurreyCon (front bench)no
Ian StewartEcclesLab (minister)aye
Andrew LoveEdmontonLab (minister)aye
Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLab (minister)aye
Colin BurgonElmetLabaye
Clive EffordElthamLab (minister)aye
Hugh RobertsonFaversham and Mid KentCon (front bench)no
Alan KeenFeltham and HestonLab (minister)aye
Mrs Diana OrganForest of DeanLab (minister)aye
Michael JackFyldeCon (front bench)no
Vernon CoakerGedlingLab (minister)aye
Paul ClarkGillinghamLab (minister)aye
John RobertsonGlasgow AnnieslandLab (minister)aye
Tom HarrisGlasgow CathcartLab (minister)aye
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow GovanLab (minister)aye
Thomas McAvoyGlasgow RutherglenLab (minister)aye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLab (minister)aye
Nick RaynsfordGreenwich and WoolwichLab (minister)aye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Derek TwiggHaltonLab (minister)aye
John ReidHamilton North and BellshillLab (minister)aye
Mr Bill TynanHamilton SouthLab (minister)aye
Tony McNultyHarrow EastLab (minister)aye
Gareth ThomasHarrow WestLab (minister)aye
Mr Ivan HendersonHarwichLab (minister)aye
David WillettsHavantCon (front bench)no
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Andrew StunellHazel GroveLDem (front bench)no
Andrew DismoreHendonLab (minister)aye
Paul KeetchHerefordLDem (front bench)no
Peter AtkinsonHexhamCon (front bench)no
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)aye
John CryerHornchurchLabaye
Fraser KempHoughton and Washington EastLab (minister)aye
Greg PopeHyndburnLab (minister)aye
Mike GapesIlford SouthLab (minister)aye
Don TouhigIslwynLab (minister)aye
Stephen HepburnJarrowLab (minister)aye
Mr Michael PortilloKensington and ChelseaConno
Edward DaveyKingston and SurbitonLDem (front bench)no
John PrescottKingston upon Hull EastLab (minister)aye
Dr Lewis MoonieKirkcaldyLabaye
George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLab (minister)aye
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)aye
John BattleLeeds WestLab (minister)aye
Keith VazLeicester EastLab (minister)aye
Andy BurnhamLeighLabaye
Bill WigginLeominsterCon (front bench)no
Bridget PrenticeLewisham EastLab (minister)tellaye
Jim DowdLewisham WestLab (minister)aye
Gillian MerronLincolnLab (minister)aye
Louise EllmanLiverpool, RiversideLab (minister)aye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)aye
Theresa MayMaidenheadCon (front bench)no
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabaye
Graham StringerManchester, BlackleyLab (minister)aye
Gerald KaufmanManchester, GortonLab (minister)aye
Mr Keith BradleyManchester, WithingtonLab (minister)aye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Caroline SpelmanMeridenCon (front bench)no
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab (minister)aye
Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDem (front bench)no
Ashok KumarMiddlesbrough South and East ClevelandLab (minister)aye
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)aye
Mr Huw EdwardsMonmouthLab (minister)aye
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLab (minister)aye
Patrick MercerNewarkCon (front bench)no
Mr Bill O'BrienNormantonLab (minister)aye
Mr Paul TylerNorth CornwallLDem (front bench)no
Nick HarveyNorth DevonLDem (front bench)no
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
James ArbuthnotNorth East HampshireCon (front bench)no
Mr Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLab (minister)aye
Michael WillsNorth SwindonLabaye
Hilary ArmstrongNorth West DurhamLab (minister)aye
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)no
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLab (minister)aye
John HeppellNottingham EastLab (minister)aye
Derek ConwayOld Bexley and SidcupCon (front bench)no
John HoramOrpingtonCon (front bench)no
Mrs Irene AdamsPaisley NorthLab (minister)aye
Gordon PrenticePendleLab (minister)aye
Mrs Jackie LawrencePreseli PembrokeshireLab (minister)aye
Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)no
William HagueRichmond (Yorks)Con (front bench)no
Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDem (front bench)no
Janet AndersonRossendale and DarwenLab (minister)aye
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)aye
Mr Archy KirkwoodRoxburgh and BerwickshireLDem (front bench)no
Robert KeySalisburyCon (front bench)no
Mr Lawrie QuinnScarborough and WhitbyLab (minister)aye
Elliot MorleyScunthorpeLab (minister)aye
Mr Richard AllanSheffield, HallamLDem (front bench)no
Paddy TippingSherwoodLab (minister)aye
Chris LeslieShipleyLab (minister)aye
David CurrySkipton and RiponCon (front bench)no
Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon (front bench)no
David BorrowSouth RibbleLab (minister)aye
Tim YeoSouth SuffolkCon (front bench)no
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Dave WattsSt Helens NorthLab (minister)aye
Anne McGuireStirlingLab (minister)aye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)aye
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonCon (front bench)no
Mr John LyonsStrathkelvin and BearsdenLab (minister)aye
Paul BurstowSutton and CheamLDem (front bench)no
Brian JenkinsTamworthLab (minister)aye
George OsborneTattonCon (front bench)no
David WrightTelfordLab (minister)aye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLab (minister)aye
Angela BrowningTiverton and HonitonCon (front bench)no
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)no
Paul MurphyTorfaenLab (minister)aye
Matthew TaylorTruro and St AustellLDem (front bench)no
Mr Archie NormanTunbridge WellsCon (front bench)no
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)no
David ClellandTyne BridgeLab (minister)aye
John RandallUxbridgeCon (front bench)no
Chris RuaneVale of ClwydLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLab (minister)aye
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLab (minister)aye
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLab (minister)aye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLab (minister)aye
Dan NorrisWansdykeLabaye
John SpellarWarleyLab (minister)aye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)aye
James PlaskittWarwick and LeamingtonLab (minister)aye
Claire WardWatfordLab (minister)aye
John HealeyWentworthLab (minister)aye
Tom WatsonWest Bromwich EastLab (minister)aye
Simon BurnsWest ChelmsfordCon (front bench)no
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Oliver LetwinWest DorsetCon (front bench)no
Mr Colin PickthallWest LancashireLab (minister)aye
Jim SheridanWest RenfrewshireLab (minister)aye
Richard SpringWest SuffolkCon (front bench)no
Andrew MurrisonWestburyCon (front bench)no
Neil TurnerWiganLab (minister)aye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLab (minister)aye
David CameronWitneyConno
Humfrey MalinsWokingCon (front bench)no
Mr Dennis TurnerWolverhampton South EastLab (minister)aye
Tony CunninghamWorkingtonLab (minister)aye
Mr Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Ian LucasWrexhamLab (minister)aye
David LawsYeovilLDem (front bench)no
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)aye

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