Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill — Clause 1 — NHS foundation trusts — 19 Nov 2003 at 16:45

The majority of MPs voted in favour of the introduction of NHS foundation trusts; bodies with a degree of financial and managerial independence from the Department of Health.

The Aye-voters successfully rejected a Lords wrecking amendment.

The motion being voted on was:

  • That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said amendment:

The Lords amendment in question, No. 1, stated leave out clause 1

Clause 1 defines "NHS foundation trusts".

Shortly after the division there were several points of order noting that Scottish MPs' votes were required to pass the bill, but that the bill only affects England and Wales.

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 154 (+2 tell)095.7%
DUP0 3060.0%
Independent0 20100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 1033.3%
Lab301 (+2 tell) 61189.5%
LDem0 52096.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP0 2066.7%
Total:301 284191.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabno
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)no
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabno
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabno
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabno
Mr Gerry SteinbergCity of DurhamLabno
Betty WilliamsConwyLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Mr Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabno
Mrs Anne PickingEast LothianLabno
Colin BurgonElmetLabno
Clive EffordElthamLab (minister)no
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabno
Ms Joyce QuinGateshead East and Washington WestLabno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)no
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)no
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
Mr Iain ColemanHammersmith and FulhamLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Jon TrickettHemsworthLab (minister)no
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabno
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Roger BerryKingswoodLabno
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)no
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab (minister)no
Doug HendersonNewcastle upon Tyne NorthLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLab (minister)no
Kevan JonesNorth DurhamLab (minister)no
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabboth
Mr Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Mr Andy KingRugby and KenilworthLabno
Ms Julia DrownSouth SwindonLabno
Frank CookStockton NorthLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLab (minister)no
Mr George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLabno
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)no
Ken PurchaseWolverhampton North EastLabno
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)no

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