Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill — Referendum in Scotland — 3 Jun 1997
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Considered in Committee.
I beg to move amendment No. 2, page 1, line 6, leave out 'Scotland' and insert 'the United Kingdom'.
The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst):
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 140, in page 1, line 11, leave out 'the persons' and insert 'those United Kingdom citizens'
A central register of electors shall be set up and maintained for electors only eligible to vote in the referendums. It shall be open to any person in the following categories to be included in that register up to thirty days before the date of any referendum.
It being half-past Eight o'clock, The Chairman proceeded, pursuant to the Order this day, to put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair.
Question put , That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 80, Noes 411.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||80 (+2 tell)||0||50.6%|
|Lab||367 (+2 tell)||0||0||88.5%|