Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Human-animal hybrid licenses — 19 May 2008 at 18:30

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted with the majority (No).

The majority of MPs voted to make it possible to grant licenses for the creation of human-animal hybrid embryos.

The clause under discussion would insert the words:[2]

  • No person shall
  • mix human gametes with animal gametes,
  • bring about the creation of a human admixed embryo, or
  • keep or use a human admixed embryo,
  • except in pursuance of a licence.

into the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990.[3]

The vote in Parliament was to over deleting the phrase, "except in pursuance of a license".

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con66 78 (+2 tell)277.1%
DUP0 6066.7%
Ind1 3080.0%
Ind Lab1 00100.0%
Lab221 (+2 tell) 65082.1%
LDem40 15087.3%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP2 3083.3%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:333 174280.9%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter AtkinsonHexhamConno
Tony BaldryBanburyConno
John BaronBillericayConno
Henry BellinghamNorth West NorfolkConno
John BercowBuckinghamwhilst Conno
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyConno
Crispin BluntReigateConno
Tim BoswellDaventryConno
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConno
Angela BrowningTiverton and HonitonCon (front bench)no
David CameronWitneyConno
Douglas CarswellHarwichConno
James ClappisonHertsmereConno
Greg ClarkTunbridge WellsConno
Geoffrey Clifton-BrownCotswoldConno
David CurrySkipton and RiponConno
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonConno
Philip DunneLudlowConno
David GaukeSouth West HertfordshireConno
Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamConno
James GrayNorth WiltshireConno
Justine GreeningPutneyConno
David Heathcoat-AmoryWellsConno
Charles HendryWealdenConno
Nick HerbertArundel and South DownsConno
John HoramOrpingtonConno
Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheConno
Jeremy HuntSouth West SurreyConno
Bernard JenkinNorth EssexConno
Boris JohnsonHenleyConno
Robert KeySalisburyConno
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveConno
Jacqui LaitBeckenhamCon (front bench)no
Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireConno
Julian LewisNew Forest EastConno
Andrew MacKayBracknellCon (front bench)no
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonConno
Michael MatesEast HampshireConno
Anne McIntoshVale of YorkConno
Maria MillerBasingstokeConno
Andrew MurrisonWestburyConno
George OsborneTattonConno
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthConno
James PaiceSouth East CambridgeshireConno
Michael PenningHemel HempsteadConno
John PenroseWeston-Super-MareConno
Malcolm RifkindKensington and ChelseaConno
Grant ShappsWelwyn HatfieldConno
Mark SimmondsBoston and SkegnessConno
Keith SimpsonMid NorfolkConno
Nicholas SoamesMid SussexConno
Michael SpicerWest WorcestershireConno
John StanleyTonbridge and MallingConno
Anthony SteenTotnesConno
Graham StuartBeverley and HoldernessConno
Hugo SwireEast DevonConno
David TredinnickBosworthConno
Andrew TyrieChichesterConno
Edward VaizeyWantageConno
Shailesh VaraNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Peter ViggersGosportConno
Theresa VilliersChipping BarnetConno
Bill WigginLeominsterConno
Rob WilsonReading EastConno
Jeremy WrightRugby and KenilworthConno
George YoungNorth West HampshireConno
Stewart JacksonPeterboroughConboth
Anne MiltonGuildfordConboth
John BattleLeeds WestLabaye
Stuart BellMiddlesbroughLab (minister)aye
Joe BentonBootleLabaye
David BorrowSouth RibbleLabaye
Des BrowneKilmarnock and LoudounLab (minister)aye
Stephen ByersNorth TynesideLabaye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLabaye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLabaye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabaye
Rosie CooperWest LancashireLab (PPS)aye
David CrausbyBolton North EastLabaye
Mary CreaghWakefieldLab (PPS)aye
Jon CruddasDagenhamLabaye
John CummingsEasingtonLabaye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (PPS)aye
Tony CunninghamWorkingtonLabaye
David DrewStroudLabaye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Michael Jabez FosterHastings and RyeLabaye
Paul GogginsWythenshawe and Sale EastLab (minister)aye
John GroganSelbyLabaye
Andrew GwynneDenton and ReddishLab (PPS)aye
David HansonDelynLabaye
Mark HendrickPrestonLab (PPS)aye
Meg HillierHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLabaye
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (PPS)aye
Gerald KaufmanManchester, GortonLabaye
Ruth KellyBolton WestLab (minister)aye
Sadiq KhanTootingLabaye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabaye
Gordon MarsdenBlackpool SouthLabaye
Thomas McAvoyRutherglen and Hamilton WestLab (minister)aye
John McFallWest DunbartonshireLabaye
Anne McGuireStirlingLabaye
Alan MealeMansfieldLabaye
George MudieLeeds EastLabaye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLabaye
Jim MurphyEast RenfrewshireLabaye
Paul MurphyTorfaenLabaye
Mike O'BrienNorth WarwickshireLab (minister)aye
Albert OwenYnys MônLabaye
Greg PopeHyndburnLabaye
Stephen PoundEaling NorthLab (PPS)aye
Bridget PrenticeLewisham EastLab (minister)aye
Andy ReedLoughboroughLabaye
John ReidAirdrie and ShottsLabaye
Terry RooneyBradford NorthLabaye
Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLabaye
Chris RuaneVale of ClwydLab (PPS)aye
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow CentralLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Marsha SinghBradford WestLabaye
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLabaye
Ian StewartEcclesLabaye
Gisela StuartBirmingham, EdgbastonLabaye
Dari TaylorStockton SouthLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Don TouhigIslwynLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLabaye
Derek TwiggHaltonLabaye
Keith VazLeicester EastLabaye
Norman BakerLewesLDemaye
John BarrettEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)aye
Colin BreedSouth East CornwallLDem (front bench)aye
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDemaye
Alistair CarmichaelOrkney and ShetlandLDemaye
Tim FarronWestmorland and LonsdaleLDemaye
John HemmingBirmingham, YardleyLDemaye
Mark HunterCheadleLDem (front bench)aye
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDemaye
John PughSouthportLDemaye
Paul RowenRochdaleLDem (front bench)aye
Sarah TeatherBrent EastLDemaye
John ThursoCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDemaye
Steve WebbNorthavonLDemaye
Richard Younger-RossTeignbridgeLDem (front bench)aye
Angus RobertsonMoraySNPno
Pete WishartPerth and North PerthshireSNPno

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