Digital Economy Bill – delay creation of clause 18 – website blocking — 7 Apr 2010 at 22:45

Colin Challen MP, Morley and Rothwell voted in the minority (No).

The majority of MPs voted to delay the creation of legislation allowing a court to block online locations where there is substantial copyright infringement.

The original text may have been unenforceable due to the European Union's Technical Standards Directive (98/34/EC), which requires 3 months notice before technical regulations are passed.

The amended bill allows the Secretary of State to create and enact a similar piece of legislation, subject to approval by both Houses of Parliament. Approval is in the form of a resolution (a single vote).

This replaces all the text in clause 18 of the bill.

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
Con10 206.2%
Ind0 1016.7%
Lab187 (+2 tell) 20060.1%
LDem0 16 (+2 tell)028.6%
PC0 1033.3%
Total:197 40039.3%

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
Christopher ChopeChristchurchConno
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConno
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabno
Colin BurgonElmetLabno
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
David DrewStroudLabno
John GroganSelbyLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Eric JoyceFalkirkLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLabno
Nick PalmerBroxtoweLabno
Andy ReedLoughboroughLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Mark ToddSouth DerbyshireLabno
Tom WatsonWest Bromwich EastLabno

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