National Minimum Wage Bill — Company directors — 9 Mar 1998

Mr Stuart Bell MP, Middlesbrough voted with the majority (No).

As amended in the Standing Committee, considered.

I beg to move, That the clause be now read a Second time.

Madam Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following: Amendment (a) to the proposed new clause, in subsection (1), leave out from 'he' to end of subsection (2)(b) and insert--

Question put and agreed to.

Clause read a Second time, and added to the Bill.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following: Government new clause 3-- Information obtained by agricultural wages officers.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause read a Second time, and added to the Bill .

(6) In this section--

"the agricultural wages legislation" means--

(a) the Agricultural Wages Act 1948;

(b) the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949; and

(c) the Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977;

"relevant authority" means--

(a) in relation to information obtained by an officer acting in England, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food;

(b) in relation to information obtained by an officer acting in Wales, the Minister of the Crown with the function of appointing officers under section 12 of the Agricultural Wages Act 1948 in relation to Wales;

(c) in relation to information obtained by an officer acting in Scotland, the Minister of the Crown with the function of appointing officers under section 12 of the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949; and

(d) in relation to information obtained by an officer acting in Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland.'.-- [Mr. Robert Ainsworth.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following: New clause 5-- Directors of companies --

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 126, Noes 325.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 126 (+2 tell)079.0%
Ind1 00100.0%
Lab294 (+2 tell) 0071.0%
LDem27 0058.7%
PC3 0075.0%
Total:325 126072.2%

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