European Parliamentary Elections Bill — Number of MEPs, electoral regions and electoral system — 24 Feb 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Considered in Committee.
I beg to move amendment No. 46, in page 1, line 8, after 'Kingdom', insert 'and Gibraltar'.
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael Lord):
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 7, in page 1, line 9, at end insert--
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 183, Noes 315.
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||134 (+2 tell)||0||84.0%|
|Lab||315 (+2 tell)||2||0||76.5%|
|Austin Mitchell||Great Grimsby||Lab (minister)||aye|