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Social Security (Armed Forces)

Volume 128: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1988

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Motion made, and Question put,

That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Social Security (Benefit) (Members of the Forces) Amendment Regulations 1988 (S.I., 1988, No. 269), dated 18th February 1988, a copy of which was laid before this House on 19th February, be annulled.—[Mr. Robin Cook.]

The House divided: Ayes 216, Noes 268.

Division No. 201]

[7.18 pm

AYES

Allen, GrahamForsythe, Clifford (Antrim S)
Alton, DavidFoster, Derek
Anderson, DonaldFoulkes, George
Archer, Rt Hon PeterFraser, John
Armstrong, HilaryFyfe, Maria
Ashdown, PaddyGalbraith, Sam
Ashley, Rt Hon JackGarrett, John (Norwich South)
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Garrett, Ted (Wallsend)
Barron, KevinGodman, Dr Norman A.
Battle, JohnGolding, Mrs Llin
Beckett, MargaretGordon, Mildred
Beith, A. J.Gould, Bryan
Benn, Rt Hon TonyGraham, Thomas
Bennett, A. F. (D'nt'n & R'dish)Grant, Bernie (Tottenham)
Bermingham, GeraldGriffiths, Nigel (Edinburgh S)
Bidwell, SydneyGriffiths, Win (Bridgend)
Blair, TonyGrocott, Bruce
Blunkett, DavidHardy, Peter
Boateng, PaulHarman, Ms Harriet
Boyes, RolandHaynes, Frank
Bradley, KeithHealey, Rt Hon Denis
Bray, Dr JeremyHeffer, Eric S.
Brown, Gordon (D'mline E)Henderson, Doug
Brown, Nicholas (Newcastle E)Hinchliffe, David
Brown, Ron (Edinburgh Leith)Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)
Buchan, NormanHolland, Stuart
Buckley, George J.Home Robertson, John
Caborn, RichardHood, Jimmy
Campbell, Menzies (File NE)Howarth, George (Knowsley N)
Campbell, Ron (Blyth Valley)Howells, Geraint
Campbell-Savours, D. N.Hughes, John (Coventry NE)
Canavan, DennisHughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)
Carlile, Alex (Mont'g)Hughes, Roy (Newport E)
Clark, Dr David (S Shields)Hughes, Sean (Knowsley S)
Clarke, Tom (Monklands W)Hughes, Simon (Southwark)
Clay, BobIllsley, Eric
Clelland, DavidIngram, Adam
Clwyd, Mrs AnnJanner, Greville
Cohen, HarryJohn, Brynmor
Cook, Robin (Livingston)Jones, Ieuan (Ynys Môn)
Corbett, RobinJones, Martyn (Clwyd S W)
Corbyn, JeremyKaufman, Rt Hon Gerald
Cousins, JimKennedy, Charles
Cryer, BobKilfedder, James
Cummings, JohnKinnock, Rt Hon Neil
Cunningham, Dr JohnKirkwood, Archy
Dalyell, TamLambie, David
Darling, AlistairLamond, James
Davies, Ron (Caerphilly)Leadbitter, Ted
Dewar, DonaldLeighton, Ron
Dixon, DonLitherland, Robert
Doran, FrankLivingstone, Ken
Douglas, DickLivsey, Richard
Duffy, A. E. P.Lloyd, Tony (Stretford)
Dunnachie, JimmyLofthouse, Geoffrey
Eadie, AlexanderLoyden, Eddie
Eastham, KenMcAllion, John
Evans, John (St Helens N)McAvoy, Thomas
Ewing, Harry (Falkirk E)McCartney, Ian
Ewing, Mrs Margaret (Moray)McCrea, Rev William
Fatchett, DerekMacdonald, Calum A.
Fearn, RonaldMcFall, John
Field, Frank (Birkenhead)McKay, Allen (Barnsley West)
Fisher, MarkMcKelvey, William
Flannery, MartinMcLeish, Henry
Foot, Rt Hon MichaelMaclennan, Robert

McNamara, KevinRowlands, Ted
McTaggart, BobRuddock, Joan
McWilliam, JohnSalmond, Alex
Madden, MaxSedgemore, Brian
Mahon, Mrs AliceSheerman, Barry
Mallon, SeamusSheldon, Rt Hon Robert
Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)Shore, Rt Hon Peter
Martin, Michael J. (Springburn)Short, Clare
Martlew, EricSkinner, Dennis
Maxton, JohnSmith, Andrew (Oxford E)
Meacher, MichaelSmith, C. (Isl'ton & F'bury)
Meale, AlanSoley, Clive
Michael, AlunSpearing, Nigel
Michie, Bill (Sheffield Heeley)Steel, Rt Hon David
Michie, Mrs Ray (Arg'l & Bute)Steinberg, Gerry
Millan, Rt Hon BruceStott, Roger
Mitchell, Austin (G't Grimsby)Strang, Gavin
Molyneaux, Rt Hon JamesStraw, Jack
Moonie, Dr LewisTaylor, Mrs Ann (Dewsbury)
Morgan, RhodriTaylor, Matthew (Truro)
Morley, ElliottThomas, Dr Dafydd Elis
Morris, Rt Hon J. (Aberavon)Turner, Dennis
Mowlam, MarjorieVaz, Keith
Mullin, ChrisWalker, A. Cecil (Belfast N)
Murphy, PaulWall, Pat
Nellist, DaveWallace, James
O'Brien, WilliamWalley, Joan
Patchett, TerryWardell, Gareth (Gower)
Pike, Peter L.Wareing, Robert N.
Powell, Ray (Ogmore)Welsh, Andrew (Angus E)
Prescott, JohnWelsh, Michael (Doncaster N)
Primarolo, DawnWigley, Dafydd
Quin, Ms JoyceWilliams, Rt Hon Alan
Radice, GilesWilliams, Alan W. (Carm'then)
Randall, StuartWilson, Brian
Redmond, MartinWinnick, David
Rees, Rt Hon MerlynWise, Mrs Audrey
Reid, Dr JohnWorthington, Tony
Richardson, JoWray, Jimmy
Roberts, Allan (Bootle)Young, David (Bolton SE)
Robertson, George
Rogers, AllanTellers for the Ayes:
Rooker, JeffMr. Frank Cook and
Ross, Ernie (Dundee W)Mr. Allen Adams.

NOES

Adley, RobertBruce, Ian (Dorset South)
Alexander, RichardBuchanan-Smith, Rt Hon Alick
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelBuck, Sir Antony
Allason, RupertBudgen, Nicholas
Amess, DavidBurns, Simon
Amos, AlanBurt, Alistair
Arbuthnot, JamesButcher, John
Arnold, Jacques (Gravesham)Butler, Chris
Arnold, Tom (Hazel Grove)Butterfill, John
Ashby, DavidCarlisle, John, (Luton N)
Aspinwall, JackCarlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)
Atkins, RobertCarttiss, Michael
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Cash, William
Baldry, TonyChalker, Rt Hon Mrs Lynda
Bellingham, HenryChannon, Rt Hon Paul
Bendall, VivianChapman, Sydney
Bennett, Nicholas (Pembroke)Chope, Christopher
Biggs-Davison, Sir JohnClark, Hon Alan (Plym'th S'n)
Blackburn, Dr John G.Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)
Bonsor, Sir NicholasClark, Sir W. (Croydon S)
Boscawen, Hon RobertClarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushclifie)
Boswell, TimColvin, Michael
Bottomley, PeterConway, Derek
Bottomley, Mrs VirginiaCoombs, Simon (Swindon)
Bowden, A (Brighton K'pto'n)Cope, John
Bowis, JohnCouchman, James
Boyson, Rt Hon Dr Sir RhodesCran, James
Brandon-Bravo, MartinCurrie, Mrs Edwina
Brazier, JulianCurry, David
Bright, GrahamDavies, Q. (Stamf'd & Spald'g)
Brittan, Rt Hon LeonDavis, David (Boothferry)
Brooke, Rt Hon PeterDay, Stephen
Brown, Michael (Brigg & Cl't's)Devlin, Tim
Browne, John (Winchester)Dickens, Geoffrey

Dorrell, StephenHind, Kenneth
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord JamesHogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)
Dover, DenHolt, Richard
Dunn, BobHordern, Sir Peter
Durant, TonyHoward, Michael
Dykes, HughHowarth, G. (Cannock & B'wd)
Evans, David (Welwyn Hatf'd)Howell, Ralph (North Norfolk)
Evennett, DavidHughes, Robert G. (Harrow W)
Fairbairn, NicholasHunt, David (Wirral W)
Fallon, MichaelHunt, John (Ravensbourne)
Farr, Sir JohnHurd, Rt Hon Douglas
Favell, TonyIrvine, Michael
Fenner, Dame PeggyIrving, Charles
Field, Barry (Isle of Wight)Jack, Michael
Fookes, Miss JanetJackson, Robert
Forman, NigelJohnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Forsyth, Michael (Stirling)Jones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)
Forth, EricJones, Robert B (Herts W)
Fox, Sir MarcusJopling, Rt Hon Michael
Franks, CecilKellett-Bowman, Dame Elaine
Freeman, RogerKey, Robert
French, DouglasKing, Roger (B'ham N'thfield)
Gale, RogerKirkhope, Timothy
Garel-Jones, TristanKnapman, Roger
Gill, ChristopherKnight, Greg (Derby North)
Goodhart, Sir PhilipKnight, Dame Jill (Edgbaston)
Goodson-Wickes, Dr CharlesKnowles, Michael
Gow, IanKnox, David
Gower, Sir RaymondLamont, Rt Hon Norman
Greenway, Harry (Ealing N)Lang, Ian
Greenway, John (Ryedale)Latham, Michael
Gregory, ConalLawrence, Ivan
Griffiths, Sir Eldon (Bury St E')Leigh, Edward (Gainsbor'gh)
Griffiths, Peter (Portsmouth N)Lightbown, David
Grist, IanLilley, Peter
Ground, PatrickLloyd, Sir Ian (Havant)
Hamilton, Hon Archie (Epsom)Lloyd, Peter (Fareham)
Hamilton, Neil (Tatton)Lord, Michael
Hanley, JeremyLyell, Sir Nicholas
Hannam, JohnMcCrindle, Robert
Hargreaves, A. (B'ham H'll Gr')Macfarlane, Sir Neil
Hargreaves, Ken (Hyndburn)MacGregor, Rt Hon John
Harris, DavidMacKay, Andrew (E Berkshire)
Haselhurst, AlanMaclean, David
Hawkins, ChristopherMcLoughlin, Patrick
Hayes, JerryMcNair-Wilson, M. (Newbury)
Hayhoe, Rt Hon Sir BarneyMcNair-Wilson, P. (New Forest)
Hayward, RobertMadel, David
Heathcoat-Amory, DavidMajor, Rt Hon John
Hicks, Mrs Maureen (Wolv' NE)Malins, Humfrey
Hicks, Robert (Cornwall SE)Mans, Keith
Higgins, Rt Hon Terence L.Maples, John
Hill, JamesMarland, Paul

Marshall, John (Hendon S)Roe, Mrs Marion
Marshall, Michael (Arundel)Rossi, Sir Hugh
Martin, David (Portsmouth S)Rowe, Andrew
Maude, Hon FrancisRyder, Richard
Mawhinney, Dr BrianSackville, Hon Tom
Mayhew, Rt Hon Sir PatrickSainsbury, Hon Tim
Meyer, Sir AnthonySayeed, Jonathan
Miller, HalScott, Nicholas
Mills, IainShaw, David (Dover)
Miscampbell, NormanShaw, Sir Giles (Pudsey)
Mitchell, Andrew (Gedling)Shaw, Sir Michael (Scarb')
Mitchell, David (Hants NW)Shephard, Mrs G. (Norfolk SW)
Moate, RogerShepherd, Colin (Hereford)
Monro, Sir HectorShepherd, Richard (Aldridgo)
Montgomery, Sir FergusShersby, Michael
Morris, M (N'hampton S)Sims, Roger
Morrison, Hon Sir CharlesSkeet, Sir Trevor
Morrison, Hon P (Chester)Smith, Sir Dudley (Warwick)
Moynihan, Hon ColinSoames, Hon Nicholas
Needham, RichardSpicer, Sir Jim (Dorset W)
Nelson, AnthonySpicer, Michael (S Worcs)
Neubert, MichaelSquire, Robin
Newton, Rt Hon TonyStanbrook, Ivor
Nicholls, PatrickStanley, Rt Hon John
Nicholson, Emma (Devon West)Stevens, Lewis
Onslow, Rt Hon CranleyStewart, Allan (Eastwood)
Oppenheim, PhillipStewart, Andy (Sherwood)
Page, RichardStokes, John
Paice, JamesTebbit, Rt Hon Norman
Patnick, IrvineThompson, D. (Calder Valley)
Patten, Chris (Bath)Thurnham, Peter
Patten, John (Oxford W)Townend, John (Bridlington)
Pattie, Rt Hon Sir GeoffreyTracey, Richard
Pawsey, JamesTredinnick, David
Porter, David (Waveney)Twinn, Dr Ian
Portillo, MichaelWaddington, Rt Hon David
Powell, William (Corby)Wakeham, Rt Hon John
Price, Sir DavidWaldegrave, Hon William
Raffan, KeithWalters, Dennis
Raison, Rt Hon TimothyWheeler, John
Redwood, JohnWiddecombe, Ann
Renton, TimWiggin, Jerry
Rhodes James, RobertWood, Timothy
Rhys Williams, Sir BrandonYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Riddick, Graham
Ridley, Rt Hon NicholasTellers for the Noes:
Ridsdale, Sir JulianMr. Mark Lennox-Boyd and
Rifkind, Rt Hon MalcolmMr. Alan Howarth.
Roberts, Wyn (Conwy)

Question accordingly negatived.