While the referendum was not counted within constituency boundaries, detailed calculations by University of East Anglia researcher Chris Hanretty based on the votes have produced estimates for each Commons seat.Voters in Newcastle were furious with their MP, Ms Mc Kinnell.Labour MPs Catherine Mc Kinnell, Alan Whitehead, Mary Creagh, Graham Allen, Paul Farrelly and Chris Bryant, as well as Liberal Democrat Tom Brake and SNP MP Eilidh Whiteford, all defied voters on their patch.
Dec 29 – Babatunde Oba, 23, trainee manager for hire firm HSS, was stabbed at the Broadway Boulevard Club in Ealing.
Kevin Dennis, 23, from Hackney, and his brothers Carl and Dennis were jailed for life in Feb 2000.
In an extraordinary speech confirming he would oppose the Bill, backbencher Chris Bryant insisted he was a 'democrat' but would be siding with the 'minority'.
'I am a democrat but I believe in the form of democracy that never silences minorities and I think the 48 per cent in this country have a right to a voice and for that matter the 46 per cent or the 45 per cent or whatever the actual figure was in my constituency.'Today I'm afraid I am voting and speaking on behalf of a minority of my constituents.'He warned the Government's Brexit plans would do 'untold damage' to his constituents and make the UK 'poorer' and 'weaker'.
Dec 28 – Flamur Daci, 28, an Albanian immigrant from Southend, was attacked at Tesco in Gravesend, Kent, in a brawl which continued in the nearby railway station. Five Albanian asylum seekers were identified as his killers – Edrin Hodaj, Gezim Ilgazi, Antest Dailani, Genjan Ilgazi and Ruduan Dailani. An inquest in July 2000 recorded a verdict of unlawful killing. Dec 25 – Pervinder Singh Rayatt, 19, from east London, was killed in Chinatown, central London at 4am.
Dec 26 – Simon Brown, 27, from Fallowfield, was shot in the head at 5.30am in front of 200 partygoers at the Manchester Black Community Trust in Cheetham Hill, Manchester. Safdar Hussein, 20, from Wanstead, was jailed for life for murder in Oct 2000. The trial was told Rayatt was from a rival drugs gang and had broken the jaw of Akhtar Hussain in a previous altercation.But he acknowledged voting against the majority view of his constituents could cost him his job.Graham Allen (Labour, Nottingham North)Chris Bryant (Labour, Rhondda)Ann Clwyd (Labour, Cynon Valley)Mary Creagh (Labour, Wakefield)Paul Farrelly (Labour, Newcastle-Under-Lyme)Catherine Mc Kinnell (Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne North)Dr Alan Whitehead (Labour, Southampton, Test)Tom Brake (Lib Dem, Carshalton and Wallington)Eilidh Whiteford (SNP, Banff and Buchan) He said: 'In the end there is no point in any single one of us being a member of this House if we don't have things that we believe in and that we are prepared to fight for and, if necessary, lay down our job for.'Some 61 per cent of Mr Bryant's Rhondda constituency backed Brexit, according to calculations by University of East Anglia researcher Chris Hanretty.Former frontbencher Mary Creagh said she could no more vote against EU membership than she could vote against her 'own DNA'.Nearly 62 per cent of her Wakefield constituents voted to cut ties with Brussels last June.Stefan Williams and Onyebuchuku Anyado were also jailed for life.