Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Second Reading — Amendment — 23 Feb 2005 at 19:47

Mr Charles Hendry MP, Wealden voted in the minority (Aye).

The Aye-voters failed to change the motion for debate from:

The Bill now be read a Second time.

to:

This House declines to give a Second Reading to the Prevention of Terrorism Bill, because it contains excessive powers in relation to requirements on a person to remain at a particular place when such powers are not presently necessary; gives to the Executive powers that should be exercised by the judiciary; allows decisions to be made on an insufficient standard of proof; fails to address the need to bring terrorists to trial on the basis of all evidence available; and thus wrongly infringes the right to liberty of the individual.

Had they succeeded they would have blocked the first stage of the process of bringing this Bill into law. The next vote is on the original question, "That the Bill be read a second time", which is Parliamentary speak for moving the Bill onto the next stage of procedure. It looks like an exact negation of this vote, but the MPs votes votes were slightly different.

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 135 (+1 tell)084.5%
DUP0 4057.1%
Ind0 30100.0%
Lab315 (+2 tell) 13181.1%
LDem0 47 (+1 tell)087.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 3060.0%
UUP0 50100.0%
Total:315 214182.4%

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
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Mr Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Mr Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Ms Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Mr Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Mr John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Mr Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Mr Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Mr David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabboth

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