Identity Card — 23 Jan 2002 at 16:28

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for an identity card for British residents; 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 77, Noes 106.

Noes voted against identity cards bill

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con20 (+1 tell) 13020.7%
DUP0 3060.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab43 52 (+2 tell)124.0%
LDem34 3069.8%
PC2 (+1 tell) 0075.0%
SNP4 0080.0%
UUP1 50100.0%
Total:105 76128.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Sir David AmessSouthend WestConaye
John BaronBillericayConaye
Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellConaye
Mr Andrew HunterBasingstokewhilst Conaye
Julie KirkbrideBromsgroveConaye
Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDemaye
Andrew MacKayBracknellConaye
Michael MatesEast HampshireConaye
Dr Brian MawhinneyNorth West CambridgeshireConaye
Mark OatenWinchesterLDemaye
Richard OttawayCroydon SouthConaye
Hugh RobertsonFaversham and Mid KentConaye
Bob RussellColchesterLDemaye
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireConaye
Bob SpinkCastle PointConaye
George YoungNorth West HampshireConaye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabno
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabno
Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLabno
David CairnsGreenock and InverclydeLabno
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Mr Roger CasaleWimbledonLabno
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabno
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabno
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
David CrausbyBolton North EastLabno
Tony CunninghamWorkingtonLabno
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLabno
Mr Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabno
Andrew DismoreHendonLabno
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabno
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLabno
Sylvia HermonNorth DownUUPno
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Jim KnightSouth DorsetLabno
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLabno
Fiona MactaggartSloughLabno
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
Rob MarrisWolverhampton South WestLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Ann McKechinGlasgow MaryhillLabno
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabno
Meg MunnSheffield, HeeleyLabno
Mr Bill O'BrienNormantonLabno
Mike O'BrienNorth WarwickshireLabno
Albert OwenYnys MônLabno
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Jonathan R ShawChatham and AylesfordLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Mr Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLabno
Mark TamiAlyn and DeesideLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Kevin BrennanCardiff WestLabboth

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