Commission for the Compact — New Clause 4 — Loitering: decriminalisation of under 18 year olds — 19 May 2009 at 21:00

Austin Mitchell MP, Great Grimsby voted in the minority (Aye).

'(1) The Street Offences Act 1959 (c. 57) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1) of section 1, after "prostitute", insert "aged 18 or over"'.- (Dr. Evan Harris.)

Brought up

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

The House divided: Ayes 64, Noes 286.

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
Con2 202.1%
DUP3 0033.3%
Ind0 3050.0%
Ind Lab0 10100.0%
Lab279 (+2 tell) 11083.4%
LDem0 47 (+2 tell)077.8%
PC0 1033.3%
SDLP2 0066.7%
Total:286 65056.5%

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
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLabaye
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabaye

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