Child Benefit Bill (Programme) — 12 Jan 2005 at 16:14

The Child Benefit Bill had just been read a 2nd time after several hours of debate but without a division. This division relates to the timetable for the committee stage of the bill where the individual clauses are examined in detail. Those voting Aye agreed to the timetable set out below. There is no indication in the preceeding debate as to why the No voters voted as they did.

That the following provisions shall apply to the Child Benefit Bill:


1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 20th January 2005.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on that day.

Consideration and Third Reading

4. Proceedings on consideration (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion two and a half hours after their commencement.
5. Proceedings on Third Reading (so far as not previously concluded) shall be brought to a conclusion half an hour after their commencement.

Programming Committee

6. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.

The House divided: Ayes 312, Noes 183.

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 133 (+2 tell)082.8%
DUP0 1014.3%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab307 (+2 tell) 0075.9%
LDem0 43078.2%
PC0 3075.0%
SNP4 0080.0%
UUP0 3060.0%
Total:312 183077.0%

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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