Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Timetable — 29 Mar 2006 at 14:45

Robert Syms MP, Poole voted in the minority (No).

The majority Aye voters agreed to a timetable[1] set out for the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill. Those voting No were trying to delay passage of the Bill to secure more time for debate. However, they were defeated.

The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill became law in 2006. Its main aims were to:[2]

  • Restrict appeals from those are refused entry to the UK to work or study. Only rejected asylum applications can have a full appeal
  • Criminalise employers who knowingly employ illegal immigrants
  • Allow biometric data to be taken from people entering the UK
  • Requires that asylum is refused to anyone who is involved in terrorist activities

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Debate in Parliament | Source |

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 170 (+2 tell)087.8%
DUP0 6066.7%
Lab317 (+2 tell) 1090.7%
LDem0 61096.8%
PC0 2066.7%
Res0 10100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 4066.7%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:317 247089.4%

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
Clare ShortBirmingham, Ladywoodwhilst Labno

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