Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Bill — Secretary of State's Powers to Prohibit Public Processions — 4 Feb 1998

The majority of MPs voted in favour of ministers being able to ban a procession without first consulting, if practical, the Public Order Committee of the Police Authority for Northern Ireland.

MPs were considering the Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Bill.

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • amendment 20, in page 7, line 14, at end insert 'and'.

In the debate prior to the vote the MP moving the motion explained:

  • This group of amendments would remove the duty on the Secretary of State to consult, where practicable, the Police Authority for Northern Ireland public order committee before imposing a banning order. Amendments Nos. 20 and 21 remove the obligation in the Bill,
  • ...

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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 100.6%
DUP0 20100.0%
Lab139 (+2 tell) 0033.8%
LDem13 0028.3%
SDLP1 0033.3%
UUP0 7 (+2 tell)090.0%
Total:153 10026.1%

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

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