Police raid of MP's office — New committee to adjourn immediately — 8 Dec 2008 at 17:34

Jamie Reed MP, Copeland voted with the majority (Aye).

The majority of MPs voted in favour of the motion, which read:[1]

  • That, following the search of a Member's office in the Parliamentary Estate by the police and the seizure of material therein, a committee be appointed to review the internal processes of the House administration for granting permission for such action, and to make recommendations for the future;
  • That the committee must not in any way prejudice any police inquiry or potential criminal proceedings and that therefore it will be adjourned immediately after choosing a chairman until the completion of any relevant inquiry or proceedings that may follow;
  • That the committee have power to send for persons, papers and records; to report from time to time; to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; and
  • That the committee consist of seven members appointed by the Speaker reflecting the composition of the House.

This followed a previous vote narrowly rejecting an amendment to the motion.[2]

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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
Con0 183 (+1 tell)095.3%
Ind1 3066.7%
Ind Lab0 10100.0%
Lab292 (+2 tell) 19089.4%
LDem0 57 (+1 tell)092.1%
PC0 2066.7%
Res0 10100.0%
SNP0 4057.1%
Total:293 270090.9%

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
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
David DrewStroudLabno
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLabno
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
John GroganSelbyLabno
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Paul TruswellPudseyLabno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLabno

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