Identity Cards Bill — Second Reading — 28 Jun 2005 at 21:50

Desmond Swayne MP, New Forest West voted in the minority (No).

The Aye-voters agreed that the Identity Cards Bill should be "Read a Second Time".

This means it can now be sent to Standing Committee D, which is a small group of MPs who formally review the bill line by line before it is returned to the main chamber for the "Third Reading" debate. Once the "Third Reading" is passed with a vote, it is reviewed by the House of Lords before it formally becomes an Act in law.

The timetable for this process is specified by the next vote. The following vote after that is the "money resolution", which gives the formal authority to the government to spend the public money necessary to carry out the functions of the act.

Note to readers: This is virtually the same Bill that was introduced to Parliament on 20 December 2004 but which ultimately failed due to the timing of the General Election.

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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 178 (+2 tell)091.8%
DUP0 90100.0%
Ind0 1050.0%
Lab312 (+2 tell) 20194.6%
LDem0 610100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
Res0 10100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 60100.0%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:313 282194.3%

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
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLabno
Frank CookStockton NorthLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Linda RiordanHalifaxLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, Ladywoodwhilst Labno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
John SmithVale of GlamorganLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabboth

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