Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 12 — Reasonable punishment — 2 Nov 2004 at 17:45

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

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-

Those voting Aye in this division were seeking to outlaw reasonable chastisement (e.g. gentle smacking) of children.

The House divided: Ayes 75, Noes 424.

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
Con133 0081.6%
DUP4 0066.7%
Lab264 (+2 tell) 47 (+2 tell)077.4%
LDem18 25078.2%
PC0 3075.0%
UUP4 0080.0%
Total:423 75078.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

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
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLab (minister)aye
Norman BakerLewesLDemno
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)aye
Roger BerryKingswoodLab (minister)aye
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLab (minister)aye
Colin BreedSouth East CornwallLDem (front bench)no
Malcolm BruceGordonLDem (front bench)no
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)no
Menzies CampbellNorth East FifeLDem (front bench)no
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
David ChaytorBury NorthLab (minister)aye
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLab (minister)aye
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Mr Tony ColmanPutneyLab (minister)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Mr Brian CotterWeston-Super-MareLDem (front bench)no
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)aye
Edward DaveyKingston and SurbitonLDem (front bench)no
Mrs Valerie DaveyBristol WestLab (minister)aye
Mr Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLab (minister)tellaye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLab (minister)aye
Bill EtheringtonSunderland NorthLabaye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLab (minister)aye
Mr Win GriffithsBridgendLab (minister)tellaye
Nick HarveyNorth DevonLDem (front bench)no
David HeathSomerton and FromeLDem (front bench)no
Mr David HinchliffeWakefieldLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)aye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLab (minister)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Paul KeetchHerefordLDem (front bench)no
Norman LambNorth NorfolkLDem (front bench)no
David LawsYeovilLDem (front bench)no
Mr Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
Judy MallaberAmber ValleyLab (minister)aye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLab (minister)aye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Michael MooreTweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleLDem (front bench)no
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLab (minister)aye
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)aye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLab (minister)aye
Edward O'HaraKnowsley SouthLab (minister)aye
Mr Martin O'NeillOchilLab (minister)aye
Mark OatenWinchesterLDem (front bench)no
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDem (front bench)no
Sandra OsborneAyrLab (minister)aye
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)aye
Mr Kerry PollardSt AlbansLab (minister)aye
Greg PopeHyndburnLab (minister)aye
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)no
Ken PurchaseWolverhampton North EastLabaye
Andy ReedLoughboroughLabaye
Mr Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Ms Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLab (minister)aye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Robert SmithWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDem (front bench)no
Mr Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLab (minister)aye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)aye
John ThursoCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDem (front bench)no
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLab (minister)aye
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Betty WilliamsConwyLab (minister)aye

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