Government of Wales Bill — 9 Dec 1997
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
Bill read a Second time.
That (1) Clause Nos. 1, 4, 22, 58, 80 and 118 be committed to a Committee of the whole House;
(2) the remainder of the Bill be committed to a Standing Committee; and
(3) when the provisions of the Bill considered, respectively, by the Committee of the whole House and by the Standing Committee have been reported to the House, the Bill be proceeded with as if the Bill had been reported as a whole to the House from the Standing Committee.
Question put, That the motion be made--
The House divided: Ayes 359, Noes 139.
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||137 (+2 tell)||0||85.8%|
|Lab||321 (+2 tell)||0||0||77.5%|