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Embryology bill: How they voted

Cabinet members supporting the unsuccessful move to ban research on hybrid admixed embryos were:

Des Browne (Defence Secretary)
Ruth Kelly (Transport Secretary)
Paul Murphy (Wales Secretary)

Cabinet ministers voting against the move to ban the use of hybrid human-animal embryos were:

Douglas Alexander (International Development Secretary)
Ed Balls (Children, Schools and Families Secretary)
Hazel Blears (Communities and Local Government Secretary)
Gordon Brown (Prime Minister)
Andy Burnham (Culture, Media & Sport Secretary)
Yvette Cooper (Chief Secretary to the Treasury)
Alistair Darling (Chancellor of the Exchequer)
John Denham (Innovation, Universities and Skills Secretary)
Harriet Harman (Leader of the House of Commons)
Geoff Hoon (Chief Whip)
John Hutton, (Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Secretary)
Alan Johnson (Health Secretary)
Ed Miliband (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)
James Purnell (Work and Pensions Secretary)
Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary)
Jack Straw (Lord Chancellor)

Cabinet ministers not voting in the division were:

Hilary Benn (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary)
David Miliband (Foreign Secretary)
Shaun Woodward (Northern Ireland Secretary)

Shadow cabinet members supporting the unsuccessful move to ban research on hybrid admixed embryos were:

David Davis (Shadow home secretary)
Theresa May (Shadow leader of the house)
William Hague (Shadow foreign secretary)
Francis Maude (Shadow chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)
Michael Gove (Shadow children, schools and families secretary)
Eric Pickles (Shadow communities and local government secretary)
Dr Liam Fox (Shadow defence secretary)
Peter Ainsworth (Shadow environment, food & rural affairs secretary)
Owen Paterson (Shadow Northern Ireland secretary)
Chris Grayling (Shadow work and pensions secretary)
Caroline Spelman (Chairman of the Conservative Party)
Oliver Letwin (Chairman of the Conservative Research Department)
Patrick McLoughlin (Opposition chief whip)


Shadow cabinet ministers voting against the move to ban the use of hybrid human-animal embryos were:

David Cameron (Conservative leader)
George Osborne (Shadow chancellor)
Jeremy Hunt (Shadow culture, media & sport secretary)
Andrew Lansley (Shadow health secretary)
Nick Herbert (Shadow justice secretary)
Theresa Villiers (Shadow transport secretary)
Cheryl Gillan (Shadow Wales secretary)

Shadow cabinet ministers not voting were:

Alan Duncan (Shadow business, enterprise and regulatory reform secretary)
David Willetts (Shadow innovation, universities and skills secretary)
Andrew Mitchell (Shadow international development secretary)
David Mundell (Shadow Scotland secretary)
Philip Hammond (Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury)


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