Human Rights Bill [Lords] — 20 May 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move amendment No. 137A, in page 1, line 12, leave out from beginning to 'any'.
The First Deputy Chairman:
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 117, in clause 2, clause 2, page 2, line 21, at end insert--
that there will be groups which will be only too happy to take Churches to the British courts to prove a point. It will be costly for those who have to resist such actions."--[ Official Report, House of Lords , 5 February 1998; Vol. 585, c. 774.]
It being Ten o'clock, The Chairman left the Chair to report progress and ask leave to sit again.
Committee report progress.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business),
That, at this day's sitting, the Human Rights Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.--[ Jane Kennedy. ]
Question agreed to.
Again considered in Committee.
Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
Will the Secretary of State for Scotland deal with the matter along those lines when he replies to this debate?
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 308, Noes 128.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||127 (+2 tell)||0||79.6%|
|Lab||270 (+2 tell)||0||0||65.2%|