Government of Wales Bill — 9 Dec 1997
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on amendment to Question [8 December] , That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Which amendment was, to leave out from the word 'That' to the end of the Question and to add instead thereof:
Question again proposed, That the Amendment be made:--
Those are not nit-picking Committee points; they are questions that go to the heart of a vital issue--the relationships between an assembly and Whitehall and an assembly and central Government.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 144, Noes 375.
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||144 (+2 tell)||0||90.1%|
|Lab||331 (+2 tell)||0||0||79.9%|