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Thursday, 6 February 2014

Most female Tory MPs in favour of gay marriage; most male Tory MPs against gay marriage

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/2013/feb/05/gay-marriage-debate-politics-live-blog

List of Conservative MPs who voted for the bill
And here's the Press Association list of Conservative MPs who voted in favour of the bill.

Some 126 Conservatives voted for the bill, along with teller Desmond Swayne.

They were:

Male Tory MPs in favour of gay marriage


  1. Stuart Andrew (Pudsey)
  2. Greg Barker (Bexhill & Battle)
  3. John Baron (Basildon & Billericay)
  4. Gavin Barwell (Croydon Central)
  5. Richard Benyon (Newbury)
  6. Crispin Blunt (Reigate)
  7. Nick Boles (Grantham & Stamford)
  8. Peter Bottomley (Worthing West)
  9. James Brokenshire (Old Bexley & Sidcup)
  10. Aidan Burley (Cannock Chase)
  11. Conor Burns (Bournemouth West)
  12. Alistair Burt (Bedfordshire North East)
  13. Dan Byles (Warwickshire North)
  14. David Cameron (Witney)
  15. Neil Carmichael (Stroud)
  16. James Clappison (Hertsmere)
  17. Greg Clark (Tunbridge Wells)
  18. Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe)
  19. Damian Collins (Folkestone & Hythe)
  20. Oliver Colville (Plymouth Sutton & Devonport)
  21. Stephen Dorrell (Charnwood)
  22. James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East)
  23. Alan Duncan (Rutland & Melton)
  24. Iain Duncan Smith (Chingford & Woodford Green)
  25. Michael Ellis (Northampton North)
  26. Michael Fabricant (Lichfield)
  27. Mark Field (Cities of London & Westminster)
  28. Mike Freer (Finchley & Golders Green)
  29. David Gauke (Hertfordshire South West)
  30. Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis & Littlehampton)
  31. Zac Goldsmith (Richmond Park)
  32. Michael Gove (Surrey Heath)
  33. Richard Graham (Gloucester)
  34. Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell)
  35. Damian Green (Ashford)
  36. Ben Gummer (Ipswich)
  37. Sam Gyimah (Surrey East)
  38. William Hague (Richmond (Yorks)
  39. Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon)
  40. Matthew Hancock (Suffolk West)
  41. Greg Hands (Chelsea & Fulham)
  42. Mark Harper (Forest of Dean)
  43. Richard Harrington (Watford)
  44. Chris Heaton-Harris (Daventry)
  45. Charles Hendry (Wealden)
  46. Nick Herbert (Arundel & South Downs)
  47. Damian Hinds (Hampshire East)
  48. George Hollingbery (Meon Valley)
  49. Kris Hopkins (Keighley)
  50. John Howell (Henley)
  51. Jeremy Hunt (Surrey South West)
  52. Sajid Javid (Bromsgrove)
  53. Bernard Jenkin (Harwich & Essex North)
  54. Jo Johnson (Orpington)
  55. Andrew Jones (Harrogate & Knaresborough)
  56. Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham)
  57. Simon Kirby (Brighton Kemptown)
  58. Andrew Lansley (Cambridgeshire South)
  59. Oliver Letwin (Dorset West)
  60. Brandon Lewis (Great Yarmouth)
  61. Peter Luff (Worcestershire Mid)
  62. Jason McCartney (Colne Valley)
  63. Patrick McLoughlin (Derbyshire Dales)
  64. Francis Maude (Horsham)
  65. Mark Menzies (Fylde)
  66. Nigel Mills (Amber Valley)
  67. Andrew Mitchell (Sutton Coldfield)
  68. Stephen Mosley (Chester, City of)
  69. David Mowat (Warrington South)
  70. David Mundell (Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale & Tweeddale)
  71. Dr Andrew Murrison (Wiltshire South West)
  72. Brooks Newmark (Braintree)
  73. Eric Ollerenshaw (Lancaster & Fleetwood)
  74. Guy Opperman (Hexham)
  75. George Osborne (Tatton)
  76. Richard Ottaway (Croydon South)
  77. John Penrose (Weston-Super-Mare)
  78. Andrew Percy (Brigg & Goole)
  79. Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar)
  80. Chris Pincher (Tamworth)
  81. Daniel Poulter (Suffolk Central & Ipswich North)
  82. Dominic Raab (Esher & Walton)
  83. Mark Reckless (Rochester & Strood)
  84. Hugh Robertson (Faversham & Kent Mid)
  85. Grant Shapps (Welwyn Hatfield)
  86. Alok Sharma (Reading West)
  87. Mark Simmonds (Boston & Skegness)
  88. Keith Simpson (Broadland)
  89. Chris Skidmore (Kingswood)
  90. Julian Smith (Skipton & Ripon)
  91. Nicholas Soames (Sussex Mid)
  92. Andrew Stephenson (Pendle)
  93. Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South)
  94. Rory Stewart (Penrith & The Border)
  95. Hugo Swire (Devon East)
  96. Justin Tomlinson (Swindon North)
  97. Ed Vaizey (Wantage)
  98. Charles Walker (Broxbourne)
  99. Robin Walker (Worcester)
  100. Mike Weatherley (Hove)
  101. Chris White (Warwick & Leamington)
  102. David Willetts (Havant)
  103. Tim Yeo (Suffolk South)
  104. Sir George Young (Hampshire North West)
  105. Desmond Swayne


Female Tory MPs in favour of gay marriage


  1. Karen Bradley (Staffordshire Moorlands)
  2. Tracey Crouch (Chatham & Aylesford)
  3. Jane Ellison (Battersea)
  4. Lorraine Fullbrook (South Ribble)
  5. Helen Grant (Maidstone & The Weald)
  6. Justine Greening (Putney)
  7. Margot James (Stourbridge)
  8. Jessica Lee (Erewash)
  9. Mary Macleod (Brentford & Isleworth)
  10. Theresa May (Maidenhead)
  11. Maria Miller (Basingstoke)
  12. Penny Mordaunt (Portsmouth North)
  13. Sarah Newton (Truro & Falmouth)
  14. Amber Rudd (Hastings & Rye)
  15. Laura Sandys (Thanet South)
  16. Chloe Smith (Norwich North)
  17. Anna Soubry (Broxtowe)
  18. Caroline Spelman (Meriden)
  19. Elizabeth Truss (Norfolk South West)
  20. Theresa Villiers (Chipping Barnet)
  21. Dame Angela Watkinson (Hornchurch & Upminster)
  22. Dr Sarah Wollaston (Totnes)

The Tories who opposed the Bill were:

Male Tory MPs Against Gay Marriage


  1. Nigel Adams (Selby & Ainsty)
  2. Adam Afriyie (Windsor)
  3. Peter Aldous (Waveney)
  4. David Amess (Southend West)
  5. James Arbuthnot (Hampshire North East)
  6. Richard Bacon (Norfolk South)
  7. Steven Baker (Wycombe)
  8. Tony Baldry (Banbury)
  9. Guto Bebb (Aberconwy)
  10. Henry Bellingham (Norfolk North West)
  11. Sir Paul Beresford (Mole Valley)
  12. Andrew Bingham (High Peak)
  13. Bob Blackman (Harrow East)
  14. Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West)
  15. Julian Brazier (Canterbury)
  16. Andrew Bridgen (Leicestershire North West)
  17. Steve Brine (Winchester)
  18. Fiona Bruce (Congleton)
  19. Robert Buckland (Swindon South)
  20. Simon Burns (Chelmsford)
  21. David Burrowes (Enfield Southgate)
  22. Alun Cairns (Vale of Glamorgan)
  23. Douglas Carswell (Clacton)
  24. Bill Cash (Stone)
  25. Rehman Chishti (Gillingham & Rainham)
  26. Christopher Chope (Christchurch)
  27. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswolds, The)
  28. Geoffrey Cox (Devon West & Torridge)
  29. Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
  30. David Davies (Monmouth)
  31. Glyn Davies (Montgomeryshire)
  32. Philip Davies (Shipley)
  33. David Davis (Haltemprice & Howden)
  34. Nick de Bois (Enfield North)
  35. Richard Drax (Dorset South)
  36. Charlie Elphicke (Dover)
  37. Jonathan Evans (Cardiff North)
  38. David Evennett (Bexleyheath & Crayford)
  39. Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks)
  40. Dr Liam Fox (Somerset North)
  41. Mark Francois (Rayleigh & Wickford)
  42. George Freeman (Norfolk Mid)
  43. Roger Gale (Thanet North)
  44. Sir Edward Garnier (Harborough)
  45. Mark Garnier (Wyre Forest)
  46. John Glen (Salisbury)
  47. Robert Goodwill (Scarborough & Whitby)
  48. James Gray (Wiltshire North)
  49. Andrew Griffiths (Burton)
  50. Robert Halfon (Harlow)
  51. Simon Hart (Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire South)
  52. Sir Alan Haselhurst (Saffron Walden)
  53. John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings)
  54. Oliver Heald (Hertfordshire North East)
  55. Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne & Sheppey)
  56. Philip Hollobone (Kettering)
  57. Adam Holloway (Gravesham)
  58. Sir Gerald Howarth (Aldershot)
  59. Stewart Jackson (Peterborough)
  60. Gareth Johnson (Dartford)
  61. David Jones (Clwyd West)
  62. Marcus Jones (Nuneaton)
  63. Greg Knight (Yorkshire East)
  64. Kwasi Kwarteng (Spelthorne)
  65. Mark Lancaster (Milton Keynes North)
  66. Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford)
  67. Edward Leigh (Gainsborough)
  68. Julian Lewis (New Forest East)
  69. David Lidington (Aylesbury)
  70. Peter Lilley (Hitchin & Harpenden)
  71. Jack Lopresti (Filton & Bradley Stoke)
  72. Jonathan Lord (Woking)
  73. Tim Loughton (Worthing East & Shoreham)
  74. Karl McCartney (Lincoln)
  75. Stephen McPartland (Stevenage)
  76. Esther McVey (Wirral West)
  77. Anne Main (St Albans)
  78. Paul Maynard (Blackpool North & Cleveleys)
  79. Stephen Metcalfe (Basildon South & Thurrock East)
  80. David Morris (Morecambe & Lunesdale)
  81. James Morris (Halesowen & Rowley Regis)
  82. Bob Neill (Bromley & Chislehurst)
  83. David Nuttall (Bury North)
  84. Stephen O'Brien (Eddisbury)
  85. Matthew Offord (Hendon)
  86. Jim Paice (Cambridgeshire South East)
  87. Neil Parish (Tiverton & Honiton)
  88. Owen Paterson (Shropshire North)
  89. Mark Pawsey (Rugby)
  90. Mike Penning (Hemel Hempstead)
  91. Mark Pritchard (Wrekin, The)
  92. John Randall (Uxbridge & Ruislip South)
  93. John Redwood (Wokingham)
  94. Jacob Rees-Mogg (Somerset North East)
  95. Simon Reevell (Dewsbury)
  96. Sir Malcolm Rifkind (Kensington)
  97. Andrew Robathan (Leicestershire South)
  98. Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)
  99. Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
  100. David Ruffley (Bury St Edmunds)
  101. David Rutley (Macclesfield)
  102. Andrew Selous (Bedfordshire South West)
  103. Alec Shelbrooke (Elmet & Rothwell)
  104. Sir Richard Shepherd (Aldridge-Brownhills)
  105. Henry Smith (Crawley)
  106. Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge & Malling)
  107. John Stevenson (Carlisle)
  108. Bob Stewart (Beckenham)
  109. Mel Stride (Devon Central)
  110. Julian Sturdy (York Outer)
  111. Robert Syms (Poole)
  112. Sir Peter Tapsell (Louth & Horncastle)
  113. David Tredinnick (Bosworth)
  114. Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight)
  115. Shailesh Vara (Cambridgeshire North West)
  116. Martin Vickers (Cleethorpes)
  117. Ben Wallace (Wyre & Preston North)
  118. Robert Walter (Dorset North)
  119. James Wharton (Stockton South)
  120. Craig Whittaker (Calder Valley)
  121. John Whittingdale (Maldon)
  122. Bill Wiggin (Herefordshire North)
  123. Gavin Williamson (Staffordshire South)
  124. Jeremy Wright (Kenilworth & Southam)
  125. Peter Bone (Wellingborough) 



Female Tory MPs Against Gay Marriage


  1. Fiona Bruce (Congleton)
  2. Caroline Dinenage (Gosport)
  3. Cheryl Gillan (Chesham & Amersham)
  4. Pauline Latham (Derbyshire Mid)
  5. Karen Lumley (Redditch)
  6. Anne McIntosh (Thirsk & Malton)
  7. Esther McVey (Wirral West)
  8. Anne Main (St Albans)
  9. Nicky Morgan (Loughborough)
  10. Anne-Marie Morris (Newton Abbot)
  11. Caroline Nokes (Romsey & Southampton North)
  12. Priti Patel (Witham)
  13. Heather Wheeler (Derbyshire South)
  14. Therese Coffey (Suffolk Coastal)

Abstentions

Female Tory MPs who abstained

  1. Angie Bray
  2. Andrea Leadsom
  3. Charlotte Leslie

Male Tory MPs who abstained

  1. Phillip Lee
  2. Rob Wilson


Some 35 Conservatives did not vote: 

Female Absentees

  1. Harriett Baldwin (Worcestershire West)
  2. Nicola Blackwood (Oxford West & Abingdon)
  3. Jackie Doyle-Price (Thurrock)
  4. Rebecca Harris (Castle Point)
  5. Eleanor Laing (Epping Forest)
  6. Anne Milton (Guildford)
  7. Sheryll Murray (Cornwall South East)
  8. Claire Perry (Devizes)

Male Absentees

  1. Stephen Barclay (Cambridgeshire North East)
  2. Jake Berry (Rossendale & Darwen)
  3. Brian Binley (Northampton South)
  4. Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon)
  5. Philip Dunne (Ludlow)
  6. Tobias Ellwood (Bournemouth East)
  7. George Eustice (Camborne & Redruth)
  8. Graham Evans (Weaver Vale)
  9. Richard Fuller (Bedford)
  10. Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield)
  11. Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge)
  12. Mark Hoban (Fareham)
  13. Nick Hurd (Ruislip, Northwood & Pinner)
  14. Chris Kelly (Dudley South)
  15. Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater & Somerset West)
  16. Patrick Mercer (Newark)
  17. Jesse Norman (Hereford & Herefordshire South)
  18. Stephen Phillips (Sleaford & North Hykeham)
  19. Mark Prisk (Hertford & Stortford)
  20. Lee Scott (Ilford North)
  21. Mark Spencer (Sherwood)
  22. Gary Streeter (Devon South West)
  23. Graham Stuart (Beverley & Holderness)
  24. Edward Timpson (Crewe & Nantwich)
  25. Andrew Tyrie (Chichester)
  26. Paul Uppal (Wolverhampton South West)
  27. Nadhim Zahawi (Stratford-on-Avon)


105 Male Tory MPs in Favour of Gay Marriage v 125 Male Tories Against Gay Marriage  = 21:25
As a group more male Tory MPs were against gay marriage.  This means most male Tory MPs are not easily intimidated by the whips and have greater moral conviction than female Tory MPs.

Let us say male Tory MPs who favour gay marriage are immoral.

What is the percentage of immoral male Tory MPs?

16%

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2305150/Rebel-MPs-accuse-Tory-blackmail-expenses-secrets-Camerons-enemies-gay-marriage-claim-intimidation-Chief-Whip.html

22 Female Tory MPs in Favour of Gay Marriage v 14 Female Tory MPs Against Marriage = 11:7
As a group more female Tory MPs were in favour of gay marriage. This means most female Tory MPs are easily intimidated or have less moral conviction than male Tory MPs.

Let us say the female Tory MPs who favour gay marriage are immoral.

What is the percentage of immoral female Tory MPs?

64%.

3 female abstentions and 2 male abstentions:
Abstentions are a sign of indecisiveness and cowardice. There are more female Tory MPs in this group than male ones.  

http://thebattlefieldoflove.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/will-percentage-of-female-mps-who.html

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