Bill Presented — Termination of Pregnancy (Counselling and Miscellaneous Provisions) — 5 Jun 2007 at 15:41

Alistair Carmichael MP, Orkney and Shetland voted with the majority (No).

The majority Noes voted against a putative Bill requiring compulsory counselling and a "cooling off period" before any abortion.
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require counselling of a pregnant woman as a condition of her consent to termination of her pregnancy; to require the pregnant woman to see a registered medical practitioner prior to receiving counselling; to introduce a minimum period of 7 days following counselling before registered medical practitioners may certify an opinion referred to in section 1(1) of the Abortion Act 1967; to require the forms used for certifying and giving notice of the reason for termination of a pregnancy to state risk to the physical and mental health of the pregnant woman as separate grounds for abortion; and for connected purposes.

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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
Con17 81 (+1 tell)050.5%
DUP0 1011.1%
Independent0 20100.0%
Independent Labour1 00100.0%
Lab132 (+2 tell) 12 (+1 tell)041.8%
LDem28 9058.7%
PC1 0033.3%
SNP3 2083.3%
Total:182 107046.4%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
John BercowBuckinghamwhilst Con (front bench)no
Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)no
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)no
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)no
Edward GarnierHarboroughCon (front bench)no
Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamConno
Robert KeySalisburyCon (front bench)no
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveCon (front bench)no
Jacqui LaitBeckenhamCon (front bench)no
Mark LancasterNorth East Milton KeynesCon (front bench)no
Andrew MacKayBracknellCon (front bench)no
Andrew MitchellSutton ColdfieldCon (front bench)no
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)no
Mark SimmondsBoston and SkegnessCon (front bench)no
Hugo SwireEast DevonCon (front bench)no
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)no
Ben WallaceLancaster and WyreCon (front bench)no
Joe BentonBootleLab (minister)aye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLab (minister)aye
Rosie CooperWest LancashireLab (minister)aye
John CummingsEasingtonLab (minister)aye
Claire Curtis-ThomasCrosbyLab (minister)aye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)tellaye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
John McFallWest DunbartonshireLab (minister)aye
Jim McGovernDundee WestLab (minister)aye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLab (minister)aye
Dari TaylorStockton SouthLab (minister)aye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDem (front bench)aye
Tim FarronWestmorland and LonsdaleLDem (front bench)aye
Don FosterBathLDem (front bench)aye
David HeathSomerton and FromeLDem (front bench)aye
Simon HughesNorth Southwark and BermondseyLDem (front bench)aye
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)aye
Paul RowenRochdaleLDem (front bench)aye
Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)aye
Phil WillisHarrogate and KnaresboroughLDem (front bench)aye
Angus MacNeilNa h-Eileanan an IarSNP (front bench)aye
Michael WeirAngusSNP (front bench)aye

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