Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days — 9 Nov 2005 at 16:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted with the majority (No).
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.
Note to readers: This is the first Government defeat in a whipped vote since 1997, managing to overturn their majority of 66.
-  Amendment No. 55, House of Commons, 9 November 2005
-  Extension of period of detention by judicial authority, Clause 23, Subsection (5) : (3)(b)(ii), Terrorism Bill
-  Terrorism Bill - Extension Of Period Of Detention to 28 Days, House of Commons Division, 8 November 2005
-  David Heath MP, House of Commons, 9 November 2005
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||187 (+2 tell)||1||0||96.9%|
|Lab||49||289 (+2 tell)||0||96.0%|