Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill — Form of Ballot Paper — 11 Feb 1998
Miss Ann Widdecombe MP, Maidstone and The Weald voted in the minority (No).
Lords amendment disagreed to.
Lords amendment: No. 3, in page 6, leave out lines 3 to 7 and insert--
("The Government propose the establishment of a Greater London Authority made up of an elected assembly and a separately elected mayor, both to be elected by Londoners.
Question 1: Are you in favour of an elected assembly?
Put a cross (X) in one box: YES NO
Question 2: Are you in favour of an elected mayor?
Put a cross (X) in one box: YES NO ")
Motion made, and Question put, That this House doth disagree with the Lords in the said amendment.-- [Mr. Raynsford.]
The House divided: Ayes 245, Noes 181.
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||142 (+1 tell)||0||88.3%|
|Lab||245 (+2 tell)||0||0||59.2%|
|LDem||0||38 (+1 tell)||0||84.8%|