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Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.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.

Historical Hansard | Online Hansard |

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 131 (+2 tell)082.1%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Lab326 (+2 tell) 0078.7%
LDem32 0069.6%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP2 0033.3%
UUP0 2020.0%
Total:365 133077.7%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

There are lots of plans afoot, including extensive redevelopment of the site and plans for new functionality. To keep up with what's happening, please check out the blog. We're working on updating all the contact details throughout the site, but if you'd like to talk to us about the project, please email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Advertisement - Helping keeping PublicWhip alive