Hunting Bill — New Clause 1 — Compensation — 9 Jul 2003 at 21:15

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

It seems like less than a week-although it is just over a week-since I stood at the Dispatch Box and decried the absurdity of our wasting parliamentary time talking about hunting yet again. Soldiers are dying in Iraq, the health service is in meltdown and education is in crisis. It speaks volumes about the Minister's priorities that we are wasting time on this ridiculous subject.

It being two hours after the commencement of proceedings on consideration of the Bill, Mr. Deputy Speaker put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair, pursuant to Orders [16 December 2002 and 1 July 2003].

The House divided: Ayes 145, Noes 282.

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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
Con1 97 (+2 tell)061.3%
DUP0 2040.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 30100.0%
Lab279 (+2 tell) 3069.4%
LDem2 34067.9%
PC0 3075.0%
UUP0 2066.7%
Total:282 145067.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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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Roger GaleNorth ThanetCon (front bench)no
Nigel GriffithsEdinburgh SouthLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Mr Alan HurstBraintreeLabaye
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)no
Bob RussellColchesterLDem (front bench)no

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