Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days — 9 Nov 2005 at 16:30

Jacqui Smith MP, Redditch voted in the minority (Aye).

The majority of MPs voted against extending the period of police detention of a terrorist suspects without presenting charges of a crime to 90 days.

They did this by voting against the restatement from "3 months" to "ninety days"[1] of the time limit proposed in the bill.[2]

Had this restatement been allowed, then all further amendments to revise this proposal downwards (to 28 days in the case of the next vote)[3] would have been blocked.[4]

Note to readers: This is the first Government defeat in a whipped vote since 1997, managing to overturn their majority of 66.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con187 (+2 tell) 1096.9%
DUP9 00100.0%
Ind2 00100.0%
Lab49 289 (+2 tell)096.0%
LDem62 00100.0%
PC3 00100.0%
Res1 00100.0%
SDLP3 00100.0%
SNP6 00100.0%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:322 291096.9%

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
Sir Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleConaye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabno
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLabno
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabno
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLabno
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabno
Ann CryerKeighleyLabno
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabno
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
John GroganSelbyLabno
David HamiltonMidlothianLabno
Doug HendersonNewcastle upon Tyne NorthLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Siân JamesSwansea EastLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Sadiq KhanTootingLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLabno
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabno
Andrew LoveEdmontonLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLabno
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabno
George MudieLeeds EastLabno
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Nick RaynsfordGreenwich and WoolwichLabno
Linda RiordanHalifaxLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, Ladywoodwhilst Labno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Peter SoulsbyLeicester SouthLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Emily ThornberryIslington South and FinsburyLabno
Jon TrickettHemsworthLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno

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