Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 9. Vehicle excise duty (increase in rates) — 7 Jul 1997
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
That provision may be made increasing the rates of duty set out in the Table in Schedule 1 to the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979.
Motion made, and Question put,
That provision may be made increasing the rates of duty set out in Schedule 1 to the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994.
The House divided: Ayes 332, Noes 192.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||332 (+2 tell)||0||0||80.1%|
|LDem||0||40 (+2 tell)||0||91.3%|