Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Schedule 1 — Power to abolish: bodies and offices — 25 Oct 2011 at 21:00

I beg to move amendment 2, page 24, in schedule 5, leave out lines 9 and 10.

In the past few days, many Members will have received e-mails from their constituents about the important issue of the chief coroner’s office. I want to begin by thanking colleagues from across the House for their kind expressions of support for the amendment, and on the broader question of the necessity of change in the coronial system. I tabled the amendment with the full support of the Royal British Legion, Inquest and the British Medical Association, and I have recently found out that Liberty also supports it, which might divide opinion on this side of the House. All those organisations want to see a chief coroner appointed as soon as possible, and my amendment would achieve exactly what the British Legion and others are asking for. Put simply, leaving out lines 9 and 10 would ensure that the chief coroner-a post agreed on a cross-party basis-is left out of the Bill.

Ayes 235, Noes 287.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con256 (+1 tell) 3 (+1 tell)085.3%
DUP0 4050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 214 (+1 tell)083.3%
LDem30 (+1 tell) 1157.9%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:286 234181.6%

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Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringContellaye
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDemaye
James GrayNorth WiltshireConaye
Ian SwalesRedcarLDemboth
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConaye

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