Delegated Legislation — Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — 7 May 2008 at 20:30

Michael Weir MP, Angus voted in the minority (No).

I beg to move, That this House does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their amendments Nos. 9, 301 and 327.

We had a full debate yesterday on the question of suspended sentence orders, and there was some discussion between the main parties and the Liberal Democrats on this matter. Obviously, I regret the fact that the other place has voted in the way that it has, but there is clearly a big disagreement between the two Houses.

I beg to move, That this House does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their amendment No. 285.

I am pleased that at least we will have an offence of inciting hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation on the statute book. That is very positive, and everybody in the House should be pleased about it, as I am. It is a necessary provision.

Question put, That this House does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their amendment:-

The House divided: Ayes 324, Noes 46.

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
Con89 1046.9%
DUP1 0011.1%
Ind1 1040.0%
Lab231 (+2 tell) 2167.2%
LDem1 37 (+2 tell)063.5%
PC0 1033.3%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:323 45159.3%

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
John BercowBuckinghamwhilst Conno
Clive BettsSheffield, AttercliffeLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabboth
Colin BreedSouth East CornwallLDem (front bench)aye

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive