link to briefings documents at magnacartaplus.org
 

Magna Carta Plus News

back to magnacartaplus.org index page
orientation to the news at MagnaCartaPlus.org

short briefing dcuments at MagnaCartaPlus.org

This page provides occasional items, linked to the original articles, as we attempt to keep up with the rapidly changing situation on civil liberties.
Archive of old news service:
2002 - 2004

1st Jan to 9th Sept 2005

Google
 
Web magnacartaplus.org

43 MPs absent during vote on ID cards bill

Posted by James Hammerton @ 9:53 pm on 19 October, 2005.
Categories privacy and surveillance.
Edit This Permalink to this article

The Europhobia blog notes that 43 MPs were absent during yesterdays vote on the identity cards bill. The majority was only 25, thus these MPs could potentially have swung the vote.

The Tory absentees are listed as:

David Davies (Monmouthshire), Quentin Davies (Grantham & Stamford), Roger Gale (North Thanet), Michael Gove (Surrey Heath), Greg Hands (Hammersmith & Fulham), Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham), Peter Lilley (Hitchin & Harpenden), Michael Mates (East Hampshire), Richard Ottaway (Croydon South), Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex), Anthony Steen (Totnes), Gary Streeter (South West Devon), Ian Taylor (Esher & Walton), Edward Vaizey (Wantage), Ann Widdecombe (Maidstone & The Weald), George Young (North West Hampshire).

Note that David Davies Tory MP for Monmouthshire is not to be confused with David Davis Tory MP for Haltemprice and Howden, the Tory leadership contender. The Tory leadership contender is not the one listed here.

An explanation for Peter Lilley’s absence can be found in this article at the England Project weblog.

Two Lib Dem MPs were also absent, John Hemming and John Thurso. John Hemming was in hospital.

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

email feedback@magnacartaplus.org

© magnacartaplus.org2008, 2007, 2006 [1 December]

variable words
prints as variable A4 pages (on my printer and set-up)

abstracts of documents on magnacartaplus.org UK Acts of Parliament click for news from magnacartaplus.org orientation to magnacartaplus.org orientation button links to other relevant sites links

Powered by WordPress