Government of Wales Bill — Assembly First Secretary — 2 Feb 1998
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Considered in Committee [Progress, 26 January].
I beg to move amendment No. 288, in page 25, line 30, at end insert--
'(7) Any remaking or revision of standing orders shall not come into effect unless a draft thereof has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.'.
I beg to move amendment No. 392, in page 25, line 31, leave out from 'effect' to 'to' in line 32.
The First Deputy Chairman:
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 394, in page 25, line 32, leave out 'reasonably'.
I beg to move amendment No. 294, in page 26, line 39, leave out from 'members' to 'shall' in line 1 on page 27 and insert--
'the deputy presiding officer.
(1A) The Secretary of State shall be the presiding officer of the Assembly, but shall not otherwise be entitled to attend or to participate in or to vote in any proceedings of the Assembly.
(2) The offices specified in this section.'.
I beg to move amendment No. 10A, in page 27, line 6, leave out from 'be' to end of line 7 and insert
'Prime Minister of Wales or Prif Weinidog'.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 151, Noes 292.
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||127 (+2 tell)||0||79.6%|
|Lab||291 (+2 tell)||0||0||70.3%|