Local Government Finance — 5 Feb 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 1998-99 (HC 506), which was laid before this House on 2nd February, be approved.
It being after Ten o'clock, Mr. Deputy Speaker proceeded, pursuant to Order [3 February], to put forthwith the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the motions relating to local government finance.
Motion made, and Question put,
That the Special Grant Report (No. 31) (HC 507), which was laid before this House on 2nd February, be approved.--[ Ms Armstrong. ]
The House divided: Ayes 257, Noes 109.
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||71 (+2 tell)||0||45.1%|
|Lab||257 (+2 tell)||0||0||62.1%|