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.
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||35 (+2 tell)||0||23.1%|
|Lab||107 (+2 tell)||13||0||29.4%|
|Jonathan R Shaw||Chatham and Aylesford||Lab||no|
|Lindsay Hoyle||Chorley||Lab (minister)||no|
|Rachel Squire||Dunfermline West||Lab||no|
|Dr Peter Brand||Isle of Wight||LDem||aye|
|Stephen Hepburn||Jarrow||Lab (minister)||no|
|Mr Tam Dalyell||Linlithgow||Lab||no|
|Dr George Turner||North West Norfolk||Lab||no|
|Mr Richard Allan||Sheffield, Hallam||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Frank Cook||Stockton North||Lab||no|
|David Drew||Stroud||Lab (minister)||no|
|Mr Donald Anderson||Swansea East||Lab (minister)||no|
|Bruce George||Walsall South||Lab||no|
|James Plaskitt||Warwick and Leamington||Lab||no|
|Mr Dale Campbell-Savours||Workington||Lab (minister)||no|