Northern Ireland — 11 Feb 2004 at 15:41

I beg to move,

That the draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 14 January, be approved.

It being one and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion, Madam Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Standing Order No. 16.

The House divided: Ayes 446, Noes 16.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Public Whip is run as a free not-for-profit free service. If you'd like to support us, please consider switching your electricity and/or gas to Bulb Energy who provide 100% renewable electricity and tend to be 20% cheaper than the 'Big Six'. They'll also pay any exit fees (up to £120) from your old supplier AND give you (and us) a £50 credit for joining up via our Bulb Referral Link.

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
Con101 7066.3%
DUP0 3 (+2 tell)083.3%
Independent Conservative0 10100.0%
Lab296 (+2 tell) 0073.0%
LDem43 0079.6%
PC3 0075.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP2 0040.0%
UUP0 50100.0%
Total:446 16071.8%

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
Andrew RobathanBlabyCon (front bench)no
Bob SpinkCastle PointConno
Ann WintertonCongletonwhilst Conno
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)no
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno
Dr Brian MawhinneyNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamConno

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

TWe're working on updating the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive