Police and Justice Bill — New Clause 8 — Extradition to the United States of America — 10 May 2006 at 17:45

Those voting No rejected a proposal which would have changed the effect of the Statutory Instrument 2003 No. 3334 which refers to the Extradition Act 2003. This would have made it harder for the United States to extradite British citizens to their territory.

The intent was to roll back the powers of a US/UK extradition treaty that had not been ratified by the US and maintain some principles of reciprocity.

The clause was being proposed as a rider for the Police and Justice Bill in which it arguably doesn't belong, in an attempt to address the pending extradition case of the Enron bankers.

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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 160 (+2 tell)082.7%
DUP0 6066.7%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab293 (+2 tell) 1083.9%
LDem0 53084.1%
PC0 30100.0%
Total:293 224083.4%

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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