Armed Forces (Minimum Age of Recruitment) — 17 May 2000

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the recruitment of persons under the age of eighteen into the regular forces, the regular air forces and the Royal Navy; to prohibit the calling up of members of the reserve forces who are under eighteen years of age; and for connected purposes.

Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business): --

The House divided: Ayes 110, Noes 69.

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Douglas AlexanderPaisley SouthLabaye
Mr Richard AllanSheffield, HallamLDem (front bench)aye
Mr Donald AndersonSwansea EastLab (minister)no
Mr Paddy AshdownYeovilLDem (front bench)no
Mr Joe AshtonBassetlawLabaye
Charlotte AtkinsStaffordshire MoorlandsLabaye
Peter AtkinsonHexhamConno
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabaye
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDem (front bench)no
Mr Martin BellTattonIndependentno
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabaye
John BercowBuckinghamCon (front bench)no
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabaye
Tim BoswellDaventryCon (front bench)no
Tom BrakeCarshalton and WallingtonLDem (front bench)no
Dr Peter BrandIsle of WightLDemaye
Julian BrazierCanterburyCon (front bench)no
Mr John BurnettTorridge and West DevonLDemno
Mrs Christine ButlerCastle PointLabaye
Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)no
Mr Dale Campbell-SavoursWorkingtonLabno
Mr Jamie CannIpswichLabaye
Ian CawseyBrigg and GooleLabaye
Ben ChapmanWirral SouthLabaye
David ChaytorBury NorthLabaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchConno
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabaye
Dr Michael ClarkRayleighConno
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConno
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
Mr Tony ColmanPutneyLabaye
Frank CookStockton NorthLabno
Mr Robin CorbettBirmingham, ErdingtonLab (minister)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireCon (front bench)no
David CrausbyBolton North EastLab (minister)aye
Ann CryerKeighleyLabaye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)aye
Claire Curtis-ThomasCrosbyLabaye
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Mrs Valerie DaveyBristol WestLabaye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)aye
Mr Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLabaye
Mr Stephen DayCheadleConno
Janet DeanBurtonLabaye
Andrew DismoreHendonLabaye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLabaye
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Ms Julia DrownSouth SwindonLabtellaye
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenCon (front bench)no
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Sir Peter EmeryEast DevonConno
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)no
Michael FallonSevenoaksCon (front bench)no
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabaye
Eric ForthBromley and ChislehurstConno
Michael Jabez FosterHastings and RyeLabaye
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)no
Bruce GeorgeWalsall SouthLabno
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Dr Norman GodmanGreenock and InverclydeLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Mrs Llin GoldingNewcastle-under-LymeLabaye
Mrs Eileen GordonRomfordLabaye
Ms Jane GriffithsReading EastLabaye
Mr John GunnellMorley and RothwellLabaye
Evan HarrisOxford West and AbingdonLDemno
John HayesSouth Holland and The DeepingsCon (front bench)no
David HeathSomerton and FromeLDem (front bench)no
Mr Ivan HendersonHarwichLabaye
Stephen HepburnJarrowLab (minister)no
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLabaye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Gerald HowarthAldershotCon (front bench)no
Lindsay HoyleChorleyLabno
Simon HughesNorth Southwark and BermondseyLDem (front bench)no
Mr Andrew HunterBasingstokeConno
Mr Alan HurstBraintreeLabaye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLabaye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabaye
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
Sir Geoffrey Johnson SmithWealdenConno
Mr Barry JonesAlyn and DeesideLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLabaye
Paul KeetchHerefordLDemno
Ruth KellyBolton WestLabaye
Charles KennedyRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDem (front bench)no
Robert KeySalisburyConno
Piara S KhabraEaling, SouthallLabaye
Ms Oona KingBethnal Green and BowLab (minister)aye
Mr Tom KingBridgwaterCon (front bench)no
Mr Archy KirkwoodRoxburgh and BerwickshireLDem (front bench)no
Ashok KumarMiddlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabaye
Stephen LadymanSouth ThanetLabaye
Eleanor LaingEpping ForestCon (front bench)no
Mrs Jackie LawrencePreseli PembrokeshireLabaye
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)tellno
David LepperBrighton, PavilionLabaye
Martin LintonBatterseaLabaye
Mr Richard LivseyBrecon and RadnorshireLDem (front bench)no
Andrew MacKinlayThurrockLabaye
David MacleanPenrith and The BorderContellno
Fiona MactaggartSloughLabaye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Mr Paul MarsdenShrewsbury and AtchamLabaye
Dr Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Mr John MaxtonGlasgow CathcartLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
John McFallDumbartonLabaye
Anne McIntoshVale of YorkConno
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Mr Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabaye
Mr Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Mr Bill MichieSheffield, HeeleyLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLabaye
Michael MooreTweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleLDem (front bench)no
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
Malcolm MossNorth East CambridgeshireConno
Kali MountfordColne ValleyLabaye
Jim MurphyEast RenfrewshireLab (minister)aye
Dan NorrisWansdykeLabaye
Mr Bill O'BrienNormantonLabaye
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLabaye
Bill OlnerNuneatonLabaye
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDemno
Nick PalmerBroxtoweLabaye
Mr Peter PikeBurnleyLabaye
James PlaskittWarwick and LeamingtonLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Mr Lawrie QuinnScarborough and WhitbyLabaye
John RandallUxbridgeCon (front bench)no
Andy ReedLoughboroughLabaye
Andrew RobathanBlabyCon (front bench)no
Peter RobinsonBelfast EastDUPno
Terry RooneyBradford NorthLabaye
Mr Andrew RoweFaversham and Mid KentConno
Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)no
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)no
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow GovanLabaye
Mr Malcolm SavidgeAberdeen NorthLabaye
Mr Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLabno
Mr Robert SheldonAshton-under-LyneLab (minister)aye
Ms Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Keith SimpsonMid NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Marsha SinghBradford WestLabtellaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLabaye
Nicholas SoamesMid SussexConno
Rachel SquireDunfermline WestLabno
Phyllis StarkeyMilton Keynes South WestLabaye
Mr Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLabaye
Mr George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLabaye
Ian StewartEcclesLabaye
Mr Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLabaye
Andrew StunellHazel GroveLDem (front bench)no
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleConno
Dari TaylorStockton SouthLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Mr John TaylorSolihullConno
Mr Simon ThomasCeredigionPCaye
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabaye
Dr George TurnerNorth West NorfolkLabno
Mr Paul TylerNorth CornwallLDemno
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Robert WalterNorth DorsetCon (front bench)no
Claire WardWatfordLabno
Mr Bowen WellsHertford and StortfordConno
Mr Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLabaye
Dr Alan WilliamsCarmarthen East and DinefwrLabaye
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye
Mr Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLabaye
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye

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