Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "5" — Laying a rejected order — 16 May 2006 at 20:00

Those voting No rejected a proposed new clause for the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill that would have said:

Where within the period set out in section 13 either House of Parliament resolves that the content of an order is inappropriate for provision to be made under "New Clause 19", there shall be no further proceedings in respect [of this order], and [no] order which has the same or similar effect to [this] one... may... be laid... [before Parliament] within the subsequent two-year period.

This would have prevented the government from re-submitting an order over and over again to Parliament until it got it past a veto. In other words, once an order had been rejected, the change in the law would no longer be a candidate for this fast-track procedure, and must be submitted through the usual Parliamentary process.

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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 138 (+2 tell)071.4%
DUP0 5055.6%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab255 (+2 tell) 0072.8%
LDem0 52082.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP0 5083.3%
UUP0 10100.0%
Total:256 205073.2%

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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