Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath — 19 Dec 2001 at 17:25

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend section 3 of the Treason Felony Act 1848 in order to establish that it is no longer an offence to express an opinion in favour of republicanism or advocating the abolition of the monarchy; to amend the Act of Settlement to provide that persons in communion with the Roman Catholic church are able to succeed to the Crown; to amend the law relating to the parliamentary oath; 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 170, Noes 32.

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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 32 (+1 tell)020.1%
DUP0 0 (+1 tell)020.0%
Lab125 (+2 tell) 0031.1%
LDem36 1069.8%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP5 00100.0%
Total:170 33032.3%

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Mr David ChidgeyEastleighLDemno

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