Government of Wales Bill — The Assembly — 20 Jan 1998
Miss Ann Widdecombe MP, Maidstone and The Weald voted in the minority (Aye).
Considered in Committee.
I beg to move amendment No. 52,in page 1, line 8, leave out 'an' and insert 'a legislative'.
The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst):
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 10, in page 1, line 8, leave out 'National Assembly for Wales' and insert 'Welsh Assembly'.
Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
I beg to move amendment No. 4, in page 1, line 10, at end insert--
'(1A) Notwithstanding the establishment of the Assembly, or anything contained in this Act, the supreme authority of the Parliament of the United Kingdom shall remain unaffected and undiminished over all persons, matters and things in Wales.'.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 133, Noes 365.
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||131 (+2 tell)||0||82.1%|
|Lab||326 (+2 tell)||0||0||78.7%|