Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause — 10 Mar 2005 at 19:13

Stephen McCabe MP, Birmingham, Hall Green voted with the majority (Aye).

The Aye-voters rejected "Lords amendment: No.33D" and proposed "amendments 33A to 33C" instead to the Prevention of Terrorism Bill.

I think this is the official rejection of the Sunset Clause, and replacement with a weaker more complex version (see 33A in this list of amendments) that involves approval by a resolution in both Houses of Parliament after one year for the Act to continue in force. This is merely a vote to keep the legislation on the books. A full Sunset Clause requires for the legislation to go through the due process of debate, review, and exposure.

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 137 (+1 tell)085.7%
DUP0 1014.3%
Lab323 (+2 tell) 24085.5%
LDem0 50 (+1 tell)194.5%
SNP0 2040.0%
UUP0 2040.0%
Total:323 216184.9%

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
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)no
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)no
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)no
Barbara FollettStevenageLab (minister)no
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLab (minister)no
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLab (minister)no
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)both

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