Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill — Referendum in Scotland — 30 Jul 1997

Mr Paul Marsden MP, Shrewsbury and Atcham voted with the majority (Aye).

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.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 134 (+2 tell)084.0%
Lab303 (+2 tell) 0073.3%
LDem36 0078.3%
PC2 0050.0%
SNP6 00100.0%
UUP2 0020.0%
Total:349 134075.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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