Electoral Administration Bill — New Clause 5 — Prisoners Voting — 11 Jan 2006 at 18:00
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).
'No person who has-
(a) been convicted of any criminal offence, and
(b) is currently serving a sentence of imprisonment and is detained in full-time custody in consequence thereof,
shall be included on the register of electors.'.-[Mrs. Laing.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 170, Noes 375.
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||1||164 (+2 tell)||0||85.2%|
|Lab||309 (+2 tell)||0||0||88.1%|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||no|