Orders of the Day — New Clause 5 — Conditions to be satisfied (No. 2) — 25 Jan 2007 at 14:00
'In section 43 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44), for subsection (5) substitute-
"(5) The condition is that by reason of the complexity or length of the trial, or both, and their likely impact on the safety of the verdict, the interests of justice require that serious consideration should be given to the question of whether the trial should be conducted without a jury.".'.- [Simon Hughes.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.
The House divided: Ayes 190, Noes 278.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||132 (+1 tell)||0||67.9%|
|Lab||278 (+2 tell)||1||0||79.8%|
|LDem||0||53 (+1 tell)||0||85.7%|