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Motion made, and Question put:That the Proceedings on the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill and the Criminal

Law Bill [Lords] may be entered upon and proceeded with at this day's Sitting at any hour, though opposed.—[Mr. John Silkin.]

The House divided: Ayes 303, Noes 202.

Division No. 457.]AYES[10.13 p.m.
Abse, LeoBerry, Hn. AnthonyBradley, Tom
Allaun, Frank (Salford, E.)Bessell, PeterBray, Dr. Jeremy
Anderson, DonaldBidwell, SydneyBrooks, Edwin
Archer, PeterBinns, JohnBroughton, Dr. A. D. D.
Armstrong, ErnestBishop, E. S.Brown,Bob(N'c'tle-upon-Tyne, W.)
Ashley, JackBlackburn, F.Brown, Rt. Hn. George (Belper)
Atkins, Ronald (Preston, N.)Blenkinsop, ArthurBrown, Hugh D. (G'gow, Provan)
Bacon, Rt. Hn. AliceBody, RichardBrown, R. W. (Shoreditch & F'bury)
Bagier, Gordon A. T.Booth, AlbertBruce-Gardyne, J.
Barnett, JoelBossom, Sir CliveBuchan, Norman
Baxter, WilliamBoston, TerenceButler, Herbert (Hackney, c.)
Beaney, AlanBottomley, Rt. Hn. ArthurCallaghan, Rt. Hn. James
Benn, Rt. Hn. Anthony WedgwoodBoyden, JamesCant, R. B.
Bennett, James (G'gow, Bridgeton)Boyle, Rt. Hn. Sir EdwardCarlisle, Mark
Carmichael, NeilHornby, RichardO'Malley, Brian
Carter-Jones, LewisHoughton, Rt. Hn. DouglasOram, Albert E.
Castle, Rt. Hn. BarbaraHowarth, Harry (Wellingborough)Orbach, Maurice
Chapman, DonaldHowell, David (Guildford)Orme, Stanley
Clark, HenryHoy, JamesOwen, Dr. David (Plymouth, S'tn)
Coe, DenisHuckfield, L.Owen, Will (Morpeth)
Coleman, DonaldHughes, Emrys (Ayrshire, S.)Page, Derek (King's Lynn)
Concannon, J. D.Hughes, Hector (Aberdeen, N.)Paget, R. T.
Craddock, George (Bradford, S.)Hughes, Roy (Newport)Palmer, Arthur
Crawshaw, RichardHunt, JohnPannell, Rt. Hn. Charles
Cronin, JohnHynd, JohnPardoe, John
Crosland, Rt. Hn. AnthonyIremonger, T. L.Parker, John (Dagenham)
Crossman, Rt. Hn. RichardJackson, Colin (B'h'se & Spenb'gh)Parkyn, Brian (Bedford)
Crouch, DavidJackson, Peter M. (High Peak)Pavitt, Laurence
Dalyell, TamJay, Rt. Hn. DouglasPearson, Arthur (Pontypridd)
Davidson, Arthur (Accrington)Jeger,Mrs.Lena(H'b'n&St.P'cras,S.)Peart, Rt. Hn. Fred
Davidson, James(Aberdeenshire, W.)Jenkin, Patrick (Woodford)Pentland, Norman
Davies, Dr. Ernest (Stretford)Jenkins, Hugh (Putney)Perry, Ernest G. (Battersea, S.)
Davies, C. Elfed (Rhondda, E.)Jenkins, Rt. Hn. Roy (Stechford)Perry, George H. (Nottingham, s.)
Davies, Ednyfed Hudson (Conway)Johnson, Carol (Lewisham, S.)Prentice, Rt. Hn. R. E.
Davies, Harold (Leek)Johnson, James (K'ston-on-Hull, W.)Price, Christopher (Perry Barr)
de Freitas, Rt. Hn. Sir GeoffreyJones,Rt.Hn.Sir Elwyn(W.Ham,S.)Price, William (Rugby)
Dell, EdmundJones, J. Idwal (Wrexham)Probert, Arthur
Dewar, DonaldJones, T. Alec (Rhondda, West)Pursey, Cmdr. Harry
Diamond, Rt. Hn. JohnJudd, FrankQuennell, Miss J. M.
Dickens, JamesKelley, RichardRees, Merlyn
Dobson, RayKerr, Mrs. Anne (R'ter & Chatham)Reynolds, G. W.
Doig, PeterKerr, Dr. David (W'worth, Central)Rhodes, Geoffrey
Donnelly, DesmondKerr, Russell (Feltham)Richard, Ivor
Driberg, TomLeadbitter, TedRidley, Hn. Nicholas
Dunnett, JackLedger, RonRoberts, Albert (Normanton)
Dunwoody, Mrs. Gwyneth (Exeter)Lee, Rt. Hn. Frederick (Newton)Roberts, Gwilym (Bedfordshire, S.)
Dunwoody, Dr. John (F'th & C'b'e)Lee, Rt. Hn. Jennie (Cannock)Robinson, Rt.Hn.Kenneth(St.p'c'as)
Eadie, AlexLee, John (Reading)Robinson, W. O. J. (Walth'stow, E.)
Edwards, Robert (Bilston)Lever, Harold (Cheetham)Rodgers, William (Stockton)
Edwards, William (Merioneth)Lewis, Arthur (W. Ham, N.)Roebuck, Roy
Ellis, JohnLewis, Ron (Carlisle)Rogers, George (Kensington, N.)
Ennals, DavidLipton, MarcusRose, Paul
Ensor, DavidLomas, KennethRowland, Christopher (Meriden)
Evans, Albert (Islington, S.W.)Loughlin, CharlesRowlands, E. (Cardiff, N.)
Faulds, AndrewLuard, EvanRoyle, Anthony
Fernyhough, E.Lubbock, EricRyan, John
Finch, HaroldLyon, Alexander W. (York)Shaw, Arnold (Ilford, S.)
Fitch, Alan (Wigan)Lyons, Edward (Bradford, E.)Sheldon, Robert
Fletcher, Raymond (Ilkeston)Mabon, Dr. J. DicksonShort,Rt.Hn.Edward(N'c'tle-u-Tyne)
Fletcher, Ted (Darlington)McBride, NeilShort, Mrs. Renee(W'hampton,N.E.)
Foot, Michael (Ebbw Vale)McCann, JohnSilkin, Rt. Hn. John (Deptford)
Ford, BenMacColl, JamesSilkin, Hn. S. C. (Dulwich)
Forrester, JohnMacDermot, NiallSilverman, Julius (Aston)
Foster, Sir JohnMcGuire, MichaelSinclair, Sir George
Fowler, GerryMcKay, Mrs. MargaretSkeffington, Arthur
Fraser, John (Norwood)Mackenzie, Gregor (Rutherglen)Slater, Joseph
Freeson, ReginaldMackintosh, John p.Snow, Julian
Gardner, TonyMaclennan, RobertSpriggs, Leslie
Garrett, W. E.MacPherson, MalcolmSteel, David (Roxburgh)
Gilmour, Ian (Norfolk, C.)Mallalieu, E. L. (Brigg)Stewart, Rt. Hn. Michael
Ginsburg, DavidMallalieu,J.P.W.(Huddersfield,E.)Strauss, Rt. Hn. G. R.
Goodhart, PhilipMapp, CharlesSummerskill, Hn. Dr. Shirley
Gordon Walker, Rt. Hn. P. C.Marquand, DavidSwingler, Stephen
Gourlay, HarryMarsh, Rt. Hn. RichardTaverne, Dick
Gray, Dr. Hugh (Yarmouth)Mason, RoyThomas, George (Cardiff, W.)
Greenwood, Rt. Hn. AnthonyMaxwell, RobertThomson, Rt. Hn. George
Gregory, ArnoldMaxwell-Hyslop, R. J.Thornton, Ernest
Gresham Cooke, R.Mayhew, ChristopherThorpe, Rt. Hn. Jeremy
Grey, Charles (Durham)Mellish, RobertTinn, James
Griffiths, David (Rother Valley)Mendelson, J. J.Tomney, Frank
Griffiths, Will (Exchange)Mikardo, IanTuck, Raphael
Grimond, Rt. Hn. J.Urwin, T. W.
Hale, Leslie (Oldham, W.)Millan, BruceVarley, Eric G.
Hamilton, William (Fife, W.)Miller, Dr. M. S.
Hamling, WilliamMilne, Edward (Blyth)Wainwright, Edwin (Dearne Valley)
Hannan, WilliamMoonman, EricWainwright, Richard (Colne Valley)
Harper, JosephMorgan, Elystan (Cardiganshire)Walden, Brian (All Saints)
Harrison, Walter (Wakefield)Morris, Alfred (Wythenshawe)Walker, Harold (Doncaster)
Hart, Mrs. JudithMorris, Charles R. (Openshaw)Watkins, David (Consett)
Haseldine, NormanMorris, John (Aberavon)Watkins, Tudor (Brecon & Radnor)
Hazell, BertMoyle, RolandWeitzman, David
Healey, Rt. Hn. DenieMulley, Rt. Hn. FrederickWhitaker, Ben
Heffer, Eric S.Murray, AlbertWhite, Mrs. Eirene
Henig, StanleyNeal, HaroldWhitlock, William
Herbison, Rt. Hn. MargaretNewens, StanWigg, Rt. Hn. George
Heseltine, MichaelNoel-Baker,Rt.Hn.Philip(Derby,S.)Williams, Alan (Swansea, W.)
Hilton, W. S.Norwood, ChristopherWilliams, Alan Lee (Hornchurch)
Hobden, Dennis (Brighton, K'town)Nott, JohnWilliams, Clifford (Abertillery)
Hooley, FrankOgden, EricWilliams, Mrs. Shirley
Williams, W. T. (Warrington)Winstanley, Dr. M. P.
Wilson, Rt. Hn. Harold (Huyton)Woodburn, Rt. Hn. A.TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Wilson, William (Coventry, S.)Wyatt, WoodrowMr. W. Howie and
Winnick, DavidYates, VictorMr. Ioan L. Evans.
NOES
Alison, Michael (Barkston Ash)Cower, RaymondNicholls, Sir Harmar
Allason, James (Hemel Hempstead)Grant, AnthonyNoble, Rt. Hn. Michael
Alldritt, WalterGrant-Ferris, R.Oakes, Gordon
Astor, JohnGrieve, PercyOnslow, Cranley
Atkins, Humphrey (M't'n & M'd'n)Griffiths, Eldon (Bury St. Edmunds)Orr, Capt. L. P. S.
Baker, w. H. K.Hall, John (Wycombe)Osborn, John (Hallam)
Balniel, LordHall-Davis, A. G. F.Oswald, Thomas
Barber, Rt. Hn. AnthonyHamilton, James (Bothwell)Page, Graham (Crosby)
Batsford, BrianHamilton, Marquess of (Fermanagh)Peel, John
Beamish, Col. Sir TuftonHamilton, Michael (Salisbury)Percival, Ian
Bell, RonaldHarris, Frederic (Croydon, N.W.)Peyton, John
Bellenger, Rt. Hn. F. J.Harris, Reader (Heston)Pike, Miss Mervyn
Hence, CyrilHarrison, Col. Sir Harwood (Eye)Pink, R. Bonner
Biffen, JohnHarvey, Sir Arthur VerePounder, Rafton
Higgs-Davison, JohnHarvie Anderson, MissPowell, Rt. Hn. J. Enoch
Birch, Rt. Hn. NigelHastings, StephenPrice, David (Eastleigh)
Black, Sir CyrilHawkins, PaulPrice, Thomas (Westhoughton)
Blaker, PeterHeald, Rt. Hn. Sir LionelPrior, J. M. L.
Boyd-Carpenter, Rt. Hn. JohnHiggins, Terence L.Pym, Francis
Braddock, Mrs. E. M.Hill, J. E. B.Ramsden, Rt. Hn. James
Braine, BernardHirst, GeoffreyRawlinson, Rt. Hn. Sir Peter
Bromley-Davenport, Lt.-Col.Sir WalterHogg, Rt. Hn. QuintinRees-Davies, W, R.
Brown, Sir Edward (Bath)Hordern, PeterRenton, Rt. Hn. Sir David
Buchanan, Richard (G'gow, Sp'burn)Hunter, AdamRobson Brown, Sir William
Buchanan-Smith, Alick (Angus, N&M)Hutchison, Michael ClarkRodgers, Sir John (Sevenoaks)
Buck, Antony (Colchester)Irvine, Bryant Godman (Rye)Rossi, Hugh (Hornsey)
Bullus, Sir EricJennings, J. C. (Burton)Russell, Sir Ronald
Burden, F. A.Johnson Smith, G. (E. Grinstead)St. John-Stevas, Norman
Campbell, CordonJones, Arthur (Northants, S.)Sandys, Rt. Hn. D.
Carr, Rt. Hn. RobertJones, Dan (Burnley)Scott, Nicholas
Channon, H. P. C.Jopling, MichaelSharpies, Richard
Clegg, WalterJoseph, Rt. Hn. Sir KeithShaw, Michael (Sc'b'gh & Whi
Cooper-Key, Sir NeillKaberry, Sir DonaldSmall, William
Corfield, F. V.Kimball, MarcusSmith, John
Costain, A. P.King, Evelyn (Dorset, S.)Stainton, Keith
Craddock, Sir Beresford (Spelthorne)Kirk, PeterStodart, Anthony
Crosthwaite-Eyre, Sir OliverKitson, TimothyStoddart-Scott, Col. Sir M. (Ripon)
Crowder, F. P.Knight, Mrs. JillSummers, Sir Spencer
Cullen, Mrs. AliceLancaster, Col. C. G.Taylor, Sir Charles (Eastbourne)
Cunningham, Sir KnoxLawson, GeorgeTaylor,Edward M.(G'gow,Cathcart)
Currie, C. B. H.Legge-Bourke, Sir HarryTesting, Sir William
Dalkeith, Earl ofLewis, Kenneth (Rutland)Temple, John M,
Dance, JamesLloyd, Ian (P'tsm'th, Langstone)Thatcher, Mrs. Margaret
d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Sir HenryLongden, GilbertTilney, John
Dean, Paul (Somerset, N.)Loveys, W. H.Turton, Rt. Hn. R. H.
Deedes, Rt. Hn. W. F. (Ashford)MacArthur, Ianvan Straubenzee, W. R.
Dempsey, JamesMcGuire, MichaelVickers, Dams Joan
Dodds-Parker, DouglasMaclean, Sir FitzroyWalker, Peter (Worcester)
Doughty, CharlesMcMaster, StanleyWall, Patrick
Douglas-Home, Rt. Hn. Sir AlecMacmillan, Maurice (Farnham)Walters, Dennis
Drayson, G. B.Maddan, MartinWard, Dame Irene
du Cann, Rt. Hn. EdwardMaginnis, John E.Weatherill, Bernard
Eden, Sir JohnMahon, Peter (Preston, S.)Webster, David
Elliott,R.W.(N'c'tie-upon-Tyne.N.)Mahon, Simon (Bootle)Wells, John (Maidstone)
Errington, Sir EricMarples, Rt. Hn. ErnestWhitslaw, Rt. Hn. William
Eyre, ReginaldMarten, NeilWills, Sir Gerald (Bridgwater)
Farr, JohnMaude, AngusWilson, Geoffrey (Truro)
Fisher, NigelMawby, RayWolrige-Gordon, Patrick
Fletcher-Cooke, CharlesMaydon, Lt.-Cmdr. S. L. C.Wood, Rt. Hn. Richard
Fortescue, TimMills, Stratton (Belfast, N.)Woodnutt, Mark
Fraser,Rt.Hn.Hugh(Sfford & Stone)Miscampbell, NormanWorsley, Marcus
Galbraith, Hon. T. G.Mitchell. David (Basingstoke)Wright, Esmond
Galpern, Sir MyerMonro, HectorWylie, N. R.
Gibson-Watt, DavidMore, JasperYounger, Hn. George
Gilmour, Sir John (Fife, E.)Morrison, Charles (Devizes)
Glover, Sir DouglasMott-Radclyffe, Sir CharlesTELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Glyn, Sir RichardMurton, OscarMr. James A. Dunn and
Godber, Rt. Hn. J. B.Nabarro, Sir GeraldMr. Harold Currier.
Goodhew, VictorNeave, Airey