Belmarsh Judgment — 8 Feb 2005 at 18:50

I beg to move,

That this House calls on the Government to respond to the House of Lords judgment on Belmarsh with a system of dealing with terror suspects which does not require a derogation from European Convention on Human Rights obligations and which enshrines the principle that decisions on restrictions on individual liberties are taken by the courts and not politicians.

I beg to move, To leave out from "House" to end and add:

"notes with approval the Government's intention to respond to the House of Lords judgment on Belmarsh by continuing to take all necessary measures to protect the security of the country and its citizens while acting in compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights."

Question put, That the original words stand part of the Question:-

The House divided: Ayes 172, Noes 285.

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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 115071.4%
DUP4 0057.1%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab279 (+2 tell) 2269.9%
LDem0 43 (+2 tell)081.8%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 1020.0%
UUP0 4080.0%
Total:283 170270.8%

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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Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Frank CookStockton NorthLab (minister)both
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)both

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