Short Speeches — 1 Nov 2006 at 18:25

David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (Aye).

Motion made, and Question put,

That, with effect from the beginning of the next Session of Parliament, the following amendment to Standing Order No. 47 (Short speeches) be made:
Line 20, at end add
'(3) The Speaker may call Members between certain hours to speak for a specified maximum time (not being less than three minutes) and during this time the reference to eight minutes in paragraph (1) and the provisions of paragraph (2) shall not apply.'- [Mr. Straw.]

The House divided: Ayes 365, Noes 62.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con71 57 (+2 tell)066.3%
DUP1 0011.1%
Ind2 00100.0%
Lab232 (+2 tell) 5067.9%
LDem50 0079.4%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP4 0066.7%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:365 62067.9%

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
Peter AinsworthEast SurreyCon (front bench)no
Peter AtkinsonHexhamConno
Richard BenyonNewburyConno
Brian BinleyNorthampton SouthConno
Crispin BluntReigateConno
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConno
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestConno
James BrokenshireHornchurchConno
Simon BurnsWest ChelmsfordConno
William CashStoneConno
Geoffrey CoxTorridge and West DevonConno
David DaviesMonmouthConno
Philip DaviesShipleyConno
Quentin DaviesGrantham and Stamfordwhilst Conno
Nigel EvansRibble ValleyConno
Michael FabricantLichfieldConno
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterConno
Christopher FraserSouth West NorfolkConno
Michael GoveSurrey HeathConno
Justine GreeningPutneyConno
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConno
Greg HandsHammersmith and FulhamConno
John HayesSouth Holland and The DeepingsConno
David Heathcoat-AmoryWellsConno
Mark HobanFarehamConno
Gerald HowarthAldershotConno
Jeremy HuntSouth West SurreyConno
Stewart JacksonPeterboroughConno
David JonesClwyd WestConno
Daniel KawczynskiShrewsbury and AtchamConno
Edward LeighGainsboroughConno
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamConno
Anne MainSt AlbansConno
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireConno
Maria MillerBasingstokeConno
Anne MiltonGuildfordConno
David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleConno
Brooks NewmarkBraintreeConno
James PaiceSouth East CambridgeshireConno
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireConno
Michael PenningHemel HempsteadConno
Mark PritchardThe WrekinConno
John RandallUxbridgeConno
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Lee ScottIlford NorthConno
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConno
Mark SimmondsBoston and SkegnessConno
Bob SpinkCastle Pointwhilst Contellno
Richard SpringWest SuffolkConno
John StanleyTonbridge and MallingConno
Anthony SteenTotnesConno
Graham StuartBeverley and HoldernessConno
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightConno
Ben WallaceLancaster and WyreConno
Robert WalterNorth DorsetConno
John WhittingdaleMaldon and East ChelmsfordConno
Ann WiddecombeMaidstone and The WealdContellno
Bill WigginLeominsterConno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
Brian IddonBolton South EastLabno
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labno

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