Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Derogating Control Orders — 9 Mar 2005 at 19:00

Mr Mark Prisk MP, Hertford and Stortford voted in the minority (No).

The issue in this division was an amendment to an amendment the House of Lords had made to the Prevention of Terrorism Bill.

The effect of the amendment was to insert the italicized words into clause 1(2):

The power to make a control order against an individual shall be exercisable (a) except in the case of an order imposing obligations that are incompatible with the individual’s right to liberty under Article 5 of the Human Rights Convention, by the Secretary of State; and (b) in the case of an order imposing obligations that are or include derogating obligations, by the court on an application by the Secretary of State.

Therefore the amendment would allow control orders which did not infringe the European Convention on Human Rights to be imposed by the Home Secretary. Those voting Aye were voting to give the Home Secretary the power to impose these control orders prior to being reviewed by the court; those voting No were insisting that all control orders must be approved by the courts before coming into effect.

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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 147 (+1 tell)091.9%
DUP7 00100.0%
Ind0 2066.7%
Lab341 (+2 tell) 25090.2%
LDem0 52 (+1 tell)096.4%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP0 50100.0%
Total:348 240091.4%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Miss Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Mr Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabno
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Mr Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
Mrs Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Mrs Barbara FollettStevenageLabno
Mr Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
Mr John GroganSelbyLabno
Ms Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Mr Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Ms Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Dr Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Mr Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Mr Terry LewisWorsleyLabno
Mr Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Mr John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Mr Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Ms Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Mr Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabno
Mr Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Mr Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno

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