Racial and Religious Hatred Bill — 31 Jan 2006 at 19:45

Stuart Bell MP, Middlesbrough voted in the minority (Aye).

Those voting No agreed that the "Lords amendment No. 2" to the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill should stand. This was against the wishes of the Government who had their own amendments prepared.

What is "Lords amendment No. 2"?

"Lords amendment No. 2" was conveniently also called amendment no. 2 when it was debated and passed in the Lords on 2005-10-25. There was a vote on the Lords' first amendment, after which this one passed without a vote.

"Lords amendment No. 2" deleted section 1(b) from the original text of the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill. Section 1 said:

1. Hatred against persons on racial or religious grounds Part 3 of the Public Order Act 1986 is amended... [to] (a) create offences involving stirring up hatred against persons on religious grounds, and (b) amend provisions relating to offences involving stirring up hatred against persons on racial grounds.

The Public Order Act 1986 is not online on the Office of Public Sector Information website, because it comes before 1988. There is no reason for this restriction of information.

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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
Con183 (+1 tell) 0093.9%
DUP9 00100.0%
Ind1 0050.0%
Lab26 277 (+2 tell)086.4%
LDem59 (+1 tell) 0096.8%
PC3 00100.0%
Res0 10100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP5 0083.3%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:288 278089.6%

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
Joe BentonBootleLabno
Roger BerryKingswoodLabno
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLabno
Frank CookStockton NorthLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabno
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
John GroganSelbyLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Alan MealeMansfieldLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labno
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabno

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