Relationships (Civil Registration) — 24 Oct 2001 at 18:03
Tony Blair MP, Sedgefield did not vote.
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for civil registration of a relationship between two people who are cohabiting, and for such registration to afford certain legal rights; 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):-
Those voting Aye in this division were in favour of bringing a bill before parliament that gave additional rights to unmarried, cohabiting couples.
The House divided: Ayes 179, Noes 59.
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||4||40 (+2 tell)||0||28.0%|
|Lab||130 (+1 tell)||10||0||34.4%|
|LDem||40 (+1 tell)||0||0||78.8%|
|Richard Bacon||South Norfolk||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Michael Fabricant||Lichfield||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mark Field||Cities of London and Westminster||Con||aye|
|Douglas Hogg||Sleaford and North Hykeham||Con||aye|
|Stuart Bell||Middlesbrough||Lab (minister)||no|
|Mr Denzil Davies||Llanelli||Lab||no|
|Brian H Donohoe||Cunninghame South||Lab (minister)||no|
|George Howarth||Knowsley North and Sefton East||Lab||no|
|Mr Calum MacDonald||Na h-Eileanan an Iar||Lab||no|
|George Mudie||Leeds East||Lab (minister)||no|
|Mr Bill O'Brien||Normanton||Lab||no|
|Mr Gerry Steinberg||City of Durham||Lab||no|
|Mr David Stewart||Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber||Lab||no|