Demonstrations (Abortion Clinics) — 24 Jun 2020 at 12:50

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to restrict demonstrations in the vicinity of abortion clinics; and for connected purposes.
“introducing national buffer zones would not be a proportionate response.”
“legislation already exists to restrict protest activities that cause harm to others.”
"The main activities that were reported to us that take place during protests include: praying; displaying banners; and handing out leaflets. There were relatively few reports of the more aggressive activities"
“In this country, it is a long-standing tradition that people are free to gather together and to demonstrate their views. This is something to be rightly proud of.”
“for the criminalisation of a very broad range of conduct”,
“to get rid of these over-broad and under-scrutinised powers.”
“I felt that I did have a choice. I can choose, yes or no.”

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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
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con56 43027.1%
DUP0 2 (+2 tell)050.0%
Lab147 (+2 tell) 1074.3%
LDem5 0045.5%
PC3 0075.0%
SDLP1 0050.0%
SNP0 102.1%
Total:213 47041.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

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
Sir David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
Lee AndersonAshfieldConno
Stuart AndersonWolverhampton South WestCon (front bench)no
Gareth BaconOrpingtonCon (front bench)no
Scott BentonBlackpool SouthCon (front bench)no
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastCon (front bench)no
Fiona BruceCongletonCon (front bench)no
Andy CarterWarrington SouthCon (front bench)no
Miriam CatesPenistone and StocksbridgeCon (front bench)no
Brendan Clarke-SmithBassetlawCon (front bench)no
Rosie CooperWest LancashireLab (minister)no
James DalyBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Gareth DaviesGrantham and StamfordCon (front bench)no
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenConno
Katherine FletcherSouth RibbleCon (front bench)no
Nicholas FletcherDon ValleyCon (front bench)no
Liam FoxNorth SomersetConno
Richard FullerNorth East BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Robert GoodwillScarborough and WhitbyCon (front bench)no
Kate GriffithsBurtonConno
Sally-Ann HartHastings and RyeCon (front bench)no
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConno
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Tom HuntIpswichCon (front bench)no
Daniel KawczynskiShrewsbury and AtchamCon (front bench)no
Danny KrugerDevizesConno
Chris LoderWest DorsetCon (front bench)no
Marco LonghiDudley NorthCon (front bench)no
Karl McCartneyLincolnCon (front bench)no
Mark MenziesFyldeCon (front bench)no
Robin MillarAberconwyCon (front bench)no
Lia NiciGreat GrimsbyCon (front bench)no
Mark PawseyRugbyCon (front bench)no
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Mary RobinsonCheadleCon (front bench)no
Gary SambrookBirmingham, NorthfieldCon (front bench)no
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Greg SmithBuckinghamCon (front bench)no
Alexander StaffordRother ValleyCon (front bench)no
Jane StevensonWolverhampton North EastCon (front bench)no
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Martin VickersCleethorpesCon (front bench)no
Craig WhittakerCalder ValleyConno
Jeremy WrightKenilworth and SouthamConno

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