Senior Courts of England and Wales

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 11:00 pm on 17th July 2013.

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  • Division number 65
    A majority of MPs voted in favour of rules implementing the introduction of "closed material proceedings" to courts; the procedure involves making material deemed national security-sensitive available to the court and a special advocate but not parties to the case.

That the Civil Procedure (Amendment No.5) Rules 2013 (S.I., 2013, No. 1571), dated 26 June 2013, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 June, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 300, Noes 202.

Division number 65 Civil Procedure Rules — Closed Material Proceedings

A majority of MPs voted in favour of rules implementing the introduction of "closed material proceedings" to courts; the procedure involves making material deemed national security-sensitive available to the court and a special advocate but not parties to the case.

Aye: 300 MPs

No: 202 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 148 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.