Rebels

A total of 19 Labour MPs voted for the rebel amendment seeking to block the Identity Cards Bill. They were:

Michael Clapham (Barnsley West & Penistone)

Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North)

Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich)

Neil Gerrard (Walthamstow)

Ian Gibson (Norwich North)

Kate Hoey (Vauxhall)

Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North)

Glenda Jackson (Hampstead & Highgate)

Terry Lewis (Worsley)

John McDonnell (Hayes & Harlington)

Alice Mahon (Halifax)

Robert Marshall-Andrews (Medway)

Clare Short (Birmingham Ladywood)

Dennis Skinner (Bolsover)

Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent)

David Taylor (Leicestershire NW)

Robert Wareing (Liverpool West Derby)

David Winnick (Walsall North)

Andrew Bennett (Denton and Reddish) was a teller

The 10 Conservative MPs voting for the rebel amendment and against the party’s stance on ID cards were:

John Bercow (Buckingham)

Angela Browning (Tiverton & Honiton)

William Cash (Stone)

David Curry (Skipton & Ripon)

Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis & Littlehampton)

Damien Green (Ashford)

Edward Leigh (Gainsborough)

Peter Lilley (Hitchin & Harpenden)

Richard Shepherd (Aldridge-Brownhills)

Douglas Hogg (Sleaford and North Hykeham) was a teller

72 Tory MPs, almost half the Tory parliamentary party, did (as advised by Tory whips) their Christmas shopping instead of voting. So the Tories were hypocritical, unlike the 55 Liberal MPs who lived up to there party’s name for once.



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