Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Programme — Committee of the whole House — 23 Feb 2005 at 20:13

The Aye-voters agreed timetable for review of the Prevention of Terrorism Bill. It is specified that the "Committee stage" to review the Bill, section by section, will take place on the floor of the House in a debate lasting no more than 5 hours. Normally this process takes place over a number of days in a small Standing Committee of MPs who have time to review the text carefully, but this is how it is done when time is short.

After this Committee stage debate, the final "Third reading" debate and vote (before the Bill is sent to the House of Lords) was ordered to take no more than one hour. If the Lords don't make any changes to the Bill, it becomes law as an Act of Parliament. Otherwise the MPs must review the changes the Lords have made and can choose to disagree with them. The Bill then goes back to the Lords, and these two steps are repeated until done, or the Parliament Act is cited.

The day for this Committee and Third reading process was scheduled through the "usual channels" on 28 February 2005, and the first vote on that day was to allow 6 hours for the debate.

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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 122 (+1 tell)076.4%
DUP0 4057.1%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab305 (+2 tell) 13078.4%
LDem0 44 (+1 tell)081.8%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 3060.0%
UUP0 50100.0%
Total:305 196077.9%

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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Mr Harold BestLeeds North WestLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLab (minister)no
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno

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