Orders of the Day — Schedule 22 — Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation — 9 Jan 2008 at 19:30
Amendment proposed: No. 231, in page 234, line 4, at end insert-
'(2A) After subsection (1) insert-
"(1A) When considering whether to consent to a prosecution under subsection (1) the Attorney General must have particular regard to the importance of the right to freedom of expression provided by the European Convention on Human Rights."'.- [Mr. Heath.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 64, Noes 316.
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|
|Lab||293 (+2 tell)||2||0||84.4%|
|LDem||0||53 (+2 tell)||0||87.3%|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|Stephen Crabb||Preseli Pembrokeshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Daniel Kawczynski||Shrewsbury and Atcham||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Greg Knight||East Yorkshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||aye|
|Bob Spink||Castle Point||whilst Con (front bench)||both|