Fireworks Bill — Prohibition of supply etc. of other explosives. — 3 Jul 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
Lords amendment agreed to.
Lords amendment: No. 5, in page 8, line 6, leave out--
("under this section") and insert ("by virtue of this subsection").
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said amendment.-- [Mrs. Gilroy.]
I shall return to that, but I want to remind the House that we are discussing clause 1(2), which is fundamental to the Bill and, therefore, the functioning of the Bill.
Question put, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said amendment:--
The House divided: Ayes 50, Noes 0.
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||5||0 (+2 tell)||0||4.3%|
|Lab||36 (+2 tell)||0||0||9.1%|
|Eric Forth||Bromley and Chislehurst||Con||tellno|
|Edward Leigh||Gainsborough||Con (front bench)||tellno|