European Parliamentary Elections Bill — Commencement — 26 Feb 1998
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Clause 1, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Question proposed , That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Question put and agreed to.
Clause 2 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment No. 38, in page 4, line 5, after 'enactments' insert 'and instrument'.
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael Lord):
With this, it will be convenient to discuss Government amendments Nos. 39, 43 and 44.
Amendment agreed to.
Amendment made: No. 39, in page 4, line 5, after 'repealed' insert 'or revoked'.-- [Ms Quin.]
Clause 3, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Clause 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment No. 16, in page 4, line 22, at end add--
'(3) An order under subsection (1) shall not be made unless a draft thereof has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 93, Noes 215.
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||93 (+2 tell)||0||58.6%|
|Lab||202 (+2 tell)||0||0||48.9%|