Delegated Legislation — Marine Pollution — 8 Jun 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Merchant Shipping (Control of Pollution) (SOLAS) Order 1998, which was laid before this House on 21st April, be approved.--[ Mr. Kevin Hughes. ]
The House divided: Ayes 307, Noes 10.
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||1||10 (+2 tell)||0||8.0%|
|Lab||277 (+2 tell)||0||0||66.9%|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|