Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) — 22 Oct 2008 at 14:20

I beg to move,

That the Order of 12th May 2008 (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill <[i> Lords] (Programme)) be varied as follows:

Question put:-

The House divided: Ayes 322, Noes 157.

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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
Con32 88 (+1 tell)062.7%
DUP6 0066.7%
Independent1 2060.0%
Lab270 (+2 tell) 14182.2%
LDem5 47 (+1 tell)084.1%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP3 00100.0%
SNP3 2071.4%
UKIP0 10100.0%
UUP1 00100.0%
Total:321 156176.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsCon (front bench)aye
David LidingtonAylesburyCon (front bench)aye
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDem (front bench)aye
David EvennettBexleyheath and CrayfordCon (front bench)aye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLab (minister)no
John ButterfillBournemouth WestCon (front bench)aye
Charles WalkerBroxbourneCon (front bench)aye
David HowarthCambridgeLDem (front bench)aye
Julian BrazierCanterburyCon (front bench)aye
Ann ClwydCynon ValleyLab (minister)no
Michael AncramDevizesCon (front bench)aye
Stewart HosieDundee EastSNP (front bench)no
Mark HobanFarehamCon (front bench)aye
Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheConaye
Michael JackFyldeCon (front bench)aye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Greg HandsHammersmith and FulhamCon (front bench)aye
David WillettsHavantCon (front bench)aye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
James ClappisonHertsmereCon (front bench)aye
James BrokenshireHornchurchCon (front bench)aye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Ann WiddecombeMaidstone and The WealdConaye
Nicholas SoamesMid SussexCon (front bench)aye
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLab (minister)no
Patrick MercerNewarkCon (front bench)aye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLab (minister)no
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLab (minister)no
Pete WishartPerth and North PerthshireSNP (front bench)no
Paul TruswellPudseyLabboth
Rob WilsonReading EastCon (front bench)aye
Nigel EvansRibble ValleyCon (front bench)aye
Paul RowenRochdaleLDem (front bench)aye
Andrew RosindellRomfordCon (front bench)aye
Robert GoodwillScarborough and WhitbyCon (front bench)aye
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)aye
David CurrySkipton and RiponCon (front bench)aye
Fiona MactaggartSloughLab (minister)no
John HayesSouth Holland and The DeepingsCon (front bench)aye
Gary StreeterSouth West DevonCon (front bench)aye
Jeremy HuntSouth West SurreyCon (front bench)aye
Sir David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)aye
Bill CashStoneCon (front bench)aye
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConaye
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)aye
Angela WatkinsonUpminsterCon (front bench)aye
David WinnickWalsall NorthLab (minister)no
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLab (minister)no
Simon BurnsWest ChelmsfordCon (front bench)aye
Tim FarronWestmorland and LonsdaleLDem (front bench)aye

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