Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill — Referendum in Scotland — 30 Jul 1997
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 1, line 5, leave out ("Her Majesty may by Order in Council") and insert ("the Secretary of State may by order")
I beg to move, That this House doth disagree with the Lords in the said amendment.
Mr. Deputy Speaker (Sir Alan Haselhurst):
With this, it will be convenient to take the following: amendment (a) in lieu of the Lords amendment, in page 1, line 5, leave out
Question put, That this House doth disagree with the Lords in the said amendment:--
The House divided: Ayes 349, Noes 134.
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|
|Con||0||134 (+2 tell)||0||84.0%|
|Lab||303 (+2 tell)||0||0||73.3%|