Electoral Administration Bill — New Clause 1 — Personal Identifiers (Absent Voters) — 11 Jan 2006 at 17:00

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted with the majority (No).

'(1) In schedule 1 of the 1983 Act (parliamentary elections rules) in rule 24, at end insert-

"(2) The prescribed form shall include provision for the form to be signed and, in the case of an elector, for stating his date of birth.".

(2) In schedule 4 of the 2000 Act (absent voting in Great Britain), paragraph 3 is amended as follows-

(a) after subparagraph (1)(a) insert-

"( ) the applicant has provided personal identifiers in accordance with section 13E of the 1983 Act (personal identifiers), and";

(b) after subparagraph (2)(b) insert-

"( ) the applicant has provided personal identifiers in accordance with section 13E of the 1983 Act (personal identifiers), and".

(3) In schedule 4 of that Act (absent voting in Great Britain), paragraph 4 is amended as follows-

(a) after subparagraph (1)(a) insert-

"( ) the applicant has provided personal identifiers in accordance with section 13E of the 1983 Act (personal identifiers), and";

(b) after subparagraph (2)(b) insert-

"( ) the applicant has provided personal identifiers in accordance with section 13E of the 1983 Act (personal identifiers), and".'.-[Mr. Heath.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-

The House divided: Ayes 229, Noes 307.

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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
Con0 162082.7%
DUP0 6066.7%
Ind0 1050.0%
Lab304 (+2 tell) 0086.7%
LDem0 51 (+2 tell)085.5%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP0 60100.0%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:306 229084.9%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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