Scotland Bill — Reserved Matters — 30 Mar 1998
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East voted with the majority (No).
Considered in Committee, [Progress 4 March]
Amendment agreed to .
Amendments made: No. 510, in page 59, line 12, leave out from beginning to first 'the' in line 13 and insert--
I beg to move amendment No. 345, in page 59, leave out line 17.
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Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
I beg to move amendment No. 522, in page 59, line 38, leave out from 'European' to second 'and' and insert 'Communities (and their institutions)'.
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 72, in page 59, line 45, at end insert--
I believe that a matter of such importance should be addressed on the face of the Bill: it should not be left to the whim and invitation of future Governments at Westminster.
The letter goes on to look forward to the days when there will be representation and a representative office in Brussels.
Amendment agreed to.
Amendment proposed: No. 72, in page 59, line 45, at end insert--
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 5, Noes 285.
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|
|Lab||259 (+2 tell)||0||0||62.6%|
|SNP||0||4 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|