Identity Cards Bill — Voluntary registration when applying for a passport — rejected — 13 Mar 2006 at 22:45
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted in the minority (No).
The majority of MPs voted to reject the change to the Identity Cards Bill by the House of Lords which would make the application for an ID Card voluntary when obtaining a "designated document" such as a passport.
-  Charles Clarke MP, House of Commons, 13 March 2006
-  Identity Cards Bill - Voluntary registration when applying for a passport - insisted, House of Lords, 6 March 2006
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||176 (+2 tell)||0||90.8%|
|Lab||309 (+2 tell)||18||0||93.2%|
|Diane Abbott||Hackney North and Stoke Newington||Lab||no|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||no|
|Gwyneth Dunwoody||Crewe and Nantwich||Lab (minister)||no|
|Mark Fisher||Stoke-on-Trent Central||Lab||no|
|Paul Flynn||Newport West||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Lynne Jones||Birmingham, Selly Oak||Lab (minister)||no|
|Andrew Love||Edmonton||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||no|
|Clare Short||Birmingham, Ladywood||whilst Lab||no|
|Alan Simpson||Nottingham South||Lab||no|
|John Smith||Vale of Glamorgan||Lab (minister)||no|
|Gavin Strang||Edinburgh East||Lab||no|
|David Taylor||North West Leicestershire||Lab (minister)||no|
|Robert Wareing||Liverpool, West Derby||whilst Lab||no|
|Mike Wood||Batley and Spen||Lab||no|