Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Third Reading — 22 Oct 2008 at 18:59

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time.

It has been a long journey to Third Reading, but a shared one, involving two years of scrutiny and discussion.

Question put, That the Bill be now read the Third time:-

The House divided: Ayes 355, Noes 129.

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
Con48 84 (+2 tell)069.4%
DUP0 4044.4%
Independent2 2080.0%
Independent Labour1 00100.0%
Lab269 (+2 tell) 16082.2%
LDem30 16073.0%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP2 4085.7%
UKIP1 00100.0%
Total:355 129077.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

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
Adam AfriyieWindsorCon (front bench)aye
Peter AtkinsonHexhamCon (front bench)aye
Tony BaldryBanburyConaye
John BaronBillericayCon (front bench)aye
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDem (front bench)no
Henry BellinghamNorth West NorfolkCon (front bench)aye
Joe BentonBootleLab (minister)no
John BercowBuckinghamwhilst Con (front bench)aye
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyCon (front bench)aye
Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)aye
John ButterfillBournemouth WestCon (front bench)aye
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)no
David CameronWitneyCon (front bench)aye
Douglas CarswellHarwichCon (front bench)aye
James ClappisonHertsmereCon (front bench)aye
Greg ClarkTunbridge WellsCon (front bench)aye
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLab (minister)no
Geoffrey Clifton-BrownCotswoldCon (front bench)aye
John CummingsEasingtonLab (minister)no
David CurrySkipton and RiponCon (front bench)aye
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonCon (front bench)aye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)no
Stephen DorrellCharnwoodCon (front bench)aye
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Philip DunneLudlowCon (front bench)aye
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)aye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabno
Rob FlelloStoke-on-Trent SouthLab (minister)no
Edward GarnierHarboroughCon (front bench)aye
Justine GreeningPutneyCon (front bench)aye
Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDem (front bench)no
David HeathSomerton and FromeLDem (front bench)no
John HemmingBirmingham, YardleyLDem (front bench)no
Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheConaye
Jeremy HuntSouth West SurreyCon (front bench)aye
Mark HunterCheadleLDem (front bench)no
Michael JackFyldeCon (front bench)aye
Bernard JenkinNorth EssexCon (front bench)aye
Ruth KellyBolton WestLabno
Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and LochaberLDemno
Robert KeySalisburyCon (front bench)aye
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveCon (front bench)aye
Jacqui LaitBeckenhamCon (front bench)aye
Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)aye
Oliver LetwinWest DorsetCon (front bench)aye
Andrew MacKayBracknellCon (front bench)aye
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLab (minister)no
John MaplesStratford-on-AvonCon (front bench)aye
Rosemary McKennaCumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastLab (minister)no
Andrew MitchellSutton ColdfieldCon (front bench)aye
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)no
Denis MurphyWansbeckLab (minister)no
George OsborneTattonCon (front bench)aye
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthCon (front bench)aye
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)no
John PenroseWeston-Super-MareCon (front bench)aye
Greg PopeHyndburnLab (minister)no
Mark PriskHertford and StortfordCon (front bench)aye
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)no
Andy ReedLoughboroughLab (minister)no
Alan ReidArgyll and ButeLDem (front bench)no
Malcolm RifkindKensington and ChelseaConaye
Angus RobertsonMoraySNP (front bench)aye
Dan RogersonNorth CornwallLDem (front bench)no
Paul RowenRochdaleLDem (front bench)no
Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)no
Grant ShappsWelwyn HatfieldCon (front bench)aye
Mark SimmondsBoston and SkegnessCon (front bench)aye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
John StanleyTonbridge and MallingCon (front bench)aye
Graham StuartBeverley and HoldernessCon (front bench)aye
Andrew StunellHazel GroveLDemno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)no
Ian TaylorEsher and WaltonConaye
Sarah TeatherBrent EastLDem (front bench)no
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)aye
Shailesh VaraNorth West CambridgeshireCon (front bench)aye
Theresa VilliersChipping BarnetCon (front bench)aye
Steve WebbNorthavonLDem (front bench)no
Pete WishartPerth and North PerthshireSNP (front bench)aye
George YoungNorth West HampshireCon (front bench)aye

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