Scotland Bill — Sex discrimination in selection of candidates — 31 Mar 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
It being four and three quarter hours after the commencement of proceedings in Committee, The Chairman, pursuant to the Order [13 January] and the Resolution [30 March], put the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that hour.
Amendments made: No. 558, in page 76, line 29, after 'encouragement', insert
I beg to move amendment No. 484, in page 77, leave out line 10.
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Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
Schedule 5, as amended, agreed to.
I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.
With this, it will be convenient to discuss new clause 10-- Court action for alleged sex discrimination --
I could refer to other articles, but I hope that I have made my point.
It being five hours and forty minutes after the commencement of proceedings in Committee, The Chairman, pursuant to the Order [13 January] and the Resolution [30 March], put the Question necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that hour.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 38, Noes 272.
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||271 (+2 tell)||0||0||65.5%|
|LDem||0||30 (+2 tell)||0||69.6%|
|Mr Cynog Dafis||Ceredigion||PC||no|