Scotland Bill — 13 Jan 1998
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East voted with the majority (No).
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on amendment to Question [12 January], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Which amendment was, to leave out from "That" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof:
Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
First and foremost the Bill is about trust, and about promises kept.
The right hon. and learned Member for Sleaford and North Hykeham (Mr. Hogg) said:
"I have never been opposed to the principle of devolution."--[ Official Report , 12 January 1998; Vol. 304, c. 76.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 148, Noes 411.
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||148 (+2 tell)||0||92.6%|
|Lab||364 (+2 tell)||0||0||87.8%|