Prevention of Terrorism Bill — Weak Sunset Clause — 10 Mar 2005 at 19:13

The Aye-voters rejected "Lords amendment: No.33D" and proposed "amendments 33A to 33C" instead to the Prevention of Terrorism Bill.

I think this is the official rejection of the Sunset Clause, and replacement with a weaker more complex version (see 33A in this list of amendments) that involves approval by a resolution in both Houses of Parliament after one year for the Act to continue in force. This is merely a vote to keep the legislation on the books. A full Sunset Clause requires for the legislation to go through the due process of debate, review, and exposure.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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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 137 (+1 tell)085.7%
DUP0 1014.3%
Lab323 (+2 tell) 24085.5%
LDem0 50 (+1 tell)194.5%
SNP0 2040.0%
UUP0 2040.0%
Total:323 216184.9%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)no
Clare ShortBirmingham, LadywoodLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Mr Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Mr Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLab (minister)no
Mr Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)no
Mr Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLab (minister)no
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLab (minister)no
Barbara FollettStevenageLab (minister)no
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)no
David DrewStroudLab (minister)no
Vincent CableTwickenhamLDem (front bench)both
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no

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