Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill — 13 Oct 2010 at 12:41

The majority of MPs voted not to relax the smoking ban and allow smoking in pubs and private members clubs where no food is being served.

MPs refused David Nuttall, Conservative MP for Bury North, permission to bring in a private members bill to exempt pubs and private clubs from the smoking ban.

The text of the motion the MPs rejected was:

  • That leave be given to bring in a Bill to exempt public houses and private members' clubs from the requirements of part 1 of the Health Act 2006 relating to smoke-free premises; and for connected purposes.

Mr Nuttall's speech[1] explains his rationale for seeking to bring in such a bill.

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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
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con37 (+1 tell) 75 (+2 tell)037.6%
DUP3 3075.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab79 (+1 tell) 4032.6%
LDem17 3136.8%
SDLP2 0066.7%
Total:140 85136.3%

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
Nigel MillsAmber ValleyCon (front bench)no
Jane EllisonBatterseaCon (front bench)no
Richard FullerBedfordConno
John HemmingBirmingham, YardleyLDem (front bench)both
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Phillip LeeBracknellCon (front bench)no
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)no
John ThursoCaithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLDem (front bench)aye
John StevensonCarlisleConno
Rebecca HarrisCastle PointCon (front bench)no
Mel StrideCentral DevonCon (front bench)no
Daniel PoulterCentral Suffolk and North IpswichConno
Toby PerkinsChesterfieldLab (minister)aye
Fiona BruceCongletonCon (front bench)no
Chris KellyDudley SouthCon (front bench)no
Sam GyimahEast SurreyCon (front bench)no
Eleanor LaingEpping ForestCon (front bench)no
Mike FreerFinchley and Golders GreenCon (front bench)no
Damian CollinsFolkestone and HytheCon (front bench)no
Tom HarrisGlasgow SouthLab (minister)aye
Nicholas BolesGrantham and StamfordCon (front bench)no
James MorrisHalesowen and Rowley RegisCon (front bench)no
Matthew OffordHendonConno
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)aye
George HollingberyMeon ValleyCon (front bench)no
Paul BeresfordMole ValleyCon (front bench)no
Stephen BarclayNorth East CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
Justin TomlinsonNorth SwindonConno
Mary GlindonNorth TynesideLab (minister)aye
Stuart AndrewPudseyConno
Karen LumleyRedditchCon (front bench)no
Andrew RosindellRomfordCon (front bench)no
Caroline NokesRomsey and Southampton NorthCon (front bench)no
Julian SmithSkipton and RiponCon (front bench)no
Stephen PhillipsSleaford and North HykehamCon (front bench)no
Sheryll MurraySouth East CornwallCon (front bench)no
Andrea LeadsomSouth NorthamptonshireCon (front bench)no
Jeremy LefroyStaffordCon (front bench)no
Margot JamesStourbridgeCon (front bench)no
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)aye
Sarah WollastonTotnesCon (front bench)no
Chris WhiteWarwick and LeamingtonCon (front bench)no
Graham EvansWeaver ValeConno
Matthew HancockWest SuffolkCon (front bench)no
Steve BrineWinchesterConno
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestContellno

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