Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up — 31 Oct 2006 at 18:53

Gavin Strang MP, Edinburgh East voted in the minority (Aye).

Those voting No rejected the words of the motion, which read:

That this House believes that there should be a select committee of seven honourable Members, being members of Her Majesty's Privy Council, to review the way in which the responsibilities of Government were discharged in relation to Iraq and all matters relevant thereto, in the period leading up to military action in that country in March 2003 and in its aftermath.

They replaced it with a new motion in Division 331.

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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 182092.9%
DUP0 6066.7%
Ind0 20100.0%
Ind Lab0 10100.0%
Lab296 (+2 tell) 12188.4%
LDem0 59093.7%
PC0 1 (+1 tell)066.7%
Res0 10100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 5 (+1 tell)0100.0%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:297 272190.1%

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
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Peter SoulsbyLeicester SouthLabaye
Gavin StrangEdinburgh EastLabaye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labaye
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabboth

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