Criminal Law (Amendment) (Householder Protection) Bill — 4 Feb 2005 at 13:52
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted with the majority (Aye).
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.
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||129 (+2 tell)||0||0||81.4%|
|Lab||4||21 (+2 tell)||0||6.6%|
|Stuart Bell||Middlesbrough||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|Frank Field||Birkenhead||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||aye|