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

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.

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
Con0 147 (+1 tell)091.9%
DUP7 00100.0%
Independent0 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 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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLab (minister)no
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)no
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLab (minister)no
John GroganSelbyLabno
Barbara FollettStevenageLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Mr Terry LewisWorsleyLabno

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