Terrorism Bill — Extension Of Period Of Detention to 90 Days — 9 Nov 2005 at 16:30

The majority of MPs voted against extending the period of police detention of a terrorist suspects without presenting charges of a crime to 90 days.

They did this by voting against the restatement from "3 months" to "ninety days"[1] of the time limit proposed in the bill.[2]

Had this restatement been allowed, then all further amendments to revise this proposal downwards (to 28 days in the case of the next vote)[3] would have been blocked.[4]

Note to readers: This is the first Government defeat in a whipped vote since 1997, managing to overturn their majority of 66.

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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
Con187 (+2 tell) 1096.9%
DUP9 00100.0%
Independent2 00100.0%
Lab49 289 (+2 tell)096.0%
LDem62 00100.0%
PC3 00100.0%
Respect1 00100.0%
SDLP3 00100.0%
SNP6 00100.0%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:322 291096.9%

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
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLab (minister)no
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Clare ShortBirmingham, Ladywoodwhilst Labno
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLab (minister)no
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLab (minister)no
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabno
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLab (minister)no
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLab (minister)no
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLab (minister)no
Andrew LoveEdmontonLab (minister)no
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLab (minister)no
Nick RaynsfordGreenwich and WoolwichLabno
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Linda RiordanHalifaxLab (minister)no
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Jon TrickettHemsworthLab (minister)no
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Emily ThornberryIslington South and FinsburyLab (minister)no
Ann CryerKeighleyLab (minister)no
George MudieLeeds EastLab (minister)no
Peter SoulsbyLeicester SouthLab (minister)no
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLab (minister)no
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labno
Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleCon (front bench)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)no
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLab (minister)no
Doug HendersonNewcastle upon Tyne NorthLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLab (minister)no
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLab (minister)no
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLab (minister)no
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLab (minister)no
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLab (minister)no
John GroganSelbyLab (minister)no
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Chris MullinSunderland SouthLabno
Siân JamesSwansea EastLab (minister)no
Sadiq KhanTootingLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
David WinnickWalsall NorthLab (minister)no
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLab (minister)no

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