Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] [Money] — Queen's recommendation having been signified-- — 16 Mar 1998

Mr Paul Marsden MP, Shrewsbury and Atcham voted with the majority (Aye).

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] , it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of--

(1) any sums required for the making by the Secretary of State of grants or loans under the Act;

(2) any other expenses of the Secretary of State under the Act; and

(3) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums so payable by virtue of any other Act.-- [Mr. Pope.]

The House divided: Ayes 251, Noes 50.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 000.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab251 (+2 tell) 0060.7%
LDem0 41 (+2 tell)093.5%
PC0 2050.0%
SNP0 5083.3%
UUP0 1010.0%
Total:251 50047.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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