Criminal Law (Amendment) (Householder Protection) Bill — 4 Feb 2005 at 13:52

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

I am grateful for this opportunity to bring to the House a Bill in which I passionately believe. I start by quoting the case of Brett Osborn from Romford. In 2003, he stabbed a drug-crazed intruder who was threatening a pregnant woman in the house in which he found himself. It turned out that the stabs that Brett Osborn had inflicted killed that intruder, and he is now serving five years for manslaughter because, apparently, he failed to warn the intruder that he was armed and that he intended to strike. Was that reasonable force? I do not know.

Question put, That the Question be now put:-

The House divided: Ayes 140, Noes 21.

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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
Con129 (+2 tell) 0081.4%
Independent1 0033.3%
Lab4 21 (+2 tell)06.6%
LDem5 009.1%
SNP1 0020.0%
Total:140 21026.1%

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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Stuart BellMiddlesbroughLab (minister)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye

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