Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill — Referendum in Scotland — 4 Jun 1997
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Considered in Committee [Progress, 3 June].
Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
FORM OF FIRST BALLOT PAPER
Parliament has decided to consult people in Scotland on the Government's proposals for a Scottish Parliament.
It being half-past Four o'clock, The Chairman put the Question necessary to dispose of the business to be concluded at that hour.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 70, Noes 344.
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|
|Lab||340 (+2 tell)||0||0||82.0%|
|LDem||2||41 (+2 tell)||0||97.8%|
|Mr Piers Merchant||Beckenham||Con||no|
|Tom Brake||Carshalton and Wallington||LDem (front bench)||no|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||no|