Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — New Clause 3 — Racial and religious hatred — 7 Feb 2005 at 18:00

The aye voters failed to insert a new clause into the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill saying:

'For section 17 of the Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64) (meaning of "racial hatred") substitute—

"(1) In this Part 'racial hatred' means hatred against a racial group, of persons defined by reference (whether directly or indirectly) to colour, race, nationality, (including citizenship) or ethnic or national origins ("a racial group").

(2) In this section—

(a) 'an indirect reference' means a reference to religion or religious belief or to a person's membership or presumed membership of a religious group as a pretext for stirring up racial hatred against a racial group;

(b) 'religious group' means a group of persons defined by reference to religion or religious belief.".'.— [Mr. Heath.]

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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
Con0 126078.3%
DUP0 6085.7%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab291 (+2 tell) 26078.2%
LDem0 31 (+2 tell)060.0%
UUP0 1020.0%
Total:291 191076.1%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Frank FieldBirkenheadLabaye
Mr Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabaye
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabaye
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabaye
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Mrs Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Mr Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLabaye
John CryerHornchurchLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Ann CryerKeighleyLabaye
Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLabaye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Mr Calum MacDonaldNa h-Eileanan an IarLabaye
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
John GroganSelbyLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye

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