Northern Ireland (Elections) Bill — 22 Apr 1998

John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.

I beg to move amendment No. 12, in page 2, leave out lines 35 and 36.

The amendment would simply remove the two lines of clause 4(3)(b) which state:

"that he is a member of the Seanad Eireann (Senate of the Republic of Ireland)."

It being seven hours after the commencement of proceedings, The Chairman, pursuant to the Order [this day], put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair.

Amendment negatived.

Clause 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 5 to 9 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule agreed to.

Bill reported, without amendment.

Order for Third Reading read.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Order [this day], That the Bill be now read the Third time.--[ Mr. Dowd. ]

The House divided: Ayes 178, Noes 10.

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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
Con6 406.2%
DUP0 20100.0%
Lab147 (+2 tell) 0035.7%
LDem21 0045.7%
PC1 0025.0%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP1 0016.7%
UKUP0 10100.0%
UUP0 3 (+2 tell)050.0%
Total:178 10029.5%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr Andrew HunterBasingstokeConno
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Ann WintertonCongletonConno
Nicholas WintertonMacclesfieldConno

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