Control orders — Annual renewal 2008 — 21 Feb 2008 at 15:15

Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire voted in the minority (No).

The majority voted to approve a Statutory Order[1] to renew the powers of the Government to make make Control Orders, a form of house arrest for terrorist suspects.

According to the weak sunset clause in the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005,[2] Parliament must vote every year to continue these powers or they will lapse.

The Conservative Party abstained as a block on this vote, while voting in favour of it during its renewal the year before.[3]

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 201.0%
Independent0 1020.0%
Independent Labour0 10100.0%
Lab267 (+2 tell) 3077.3%
LDem0 48 (+2 tell)079.4%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:267 61053.0%

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLab (minister)no

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