Government of Wales Bill — Disqualification from being Assembly member — 22 Jul 1998

Mr Stephen Dorrell MP, Charnwood voted in the minority (Aye).

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 2, line 14, leave out ("proceedings of") and insert ("anything done by")

I beg to move, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendments Nos. 2, 4, 13, 17, 19, 23 to 25, 28 to 32, 37 to 44, 46 to 48, 50 to 53, 55 to 68, 70 to 81, 83 to 124, 127 to 143, 145, 147 to 150, 152 to 154, 156, 159, 160, 164 to 167, 171 to 185, 188, 189, 191, 193, 196 to 198, 200, 202, 204 to 206, 208 and 209.

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendments Nos. 2, 4, 13, 17, 19, 23 to 26, 28 to 32, 34 to 48, 50 to 81, 83 to 124, 126 to 210 agreed to. [Some with Special Entry.]

Lords amendment: No. 49, in page 28, line 12, at end insert--

("( ) The Assembly First Secretary, and each of the Assembly Secretaries, is a Crown servant for the purposes of the Official Secrets Act 1989.")

Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said amendment.-- [Mr. Ron Davies.]

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords Amendment No. 82 agreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 3, in page 2, line 42, leave out from ("have") to end of line 9 on page 3 and insert

("one vote (referred to in this Act as a constituency vote).

(2) The constituency vote is to be given for a candidate to be the Assembly member for the Assembly constituency.

(3) There shall also be calculated the number of additional member votes for each registered political party which has submitted a list of candidates to be Assembly members for the Assembly electoral region in which the Assembly constituency is included.

(3A) The number of additional member votes for each party shall be the same as the number of constituency votes for the candidate of the party in that constituency.")

I beg to move, That this House doth disagree with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendments Nos. 5 to 12, 14 to 16, 18 and 20, each with Government motion to disagree, No. 21, amendment (a) thereto and No. 22, with Government motion to disagree.

Lords amendment disagreed to.

Lords amendments Nos. 5 to 12, 14 to 16, 18 and20 disagreed to.

Lords amendment No. 21 and Government amendment thereto agreed to.

Lords amendment No. 22 disagreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 27, in page 8, line 9, at end insert

(", or

(e) he is a Minister of the Crown.")

I beg to move, That this House doth disagree with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Sir Alan Haselhurst):

With this, it will be convenient to take amendment (a) in page 28, line 12, at end insert--

Lords amendment disagreed to.

Motion made, and Question put, That amendment (a) in lieu of Lords amendment No. 27 bemade-- [Dr. Fox.]

The House divided: Ayes 148, Noes 265.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 133 (+2 tell)083.3%
DUP0 20100.0%
Ind1 00100.0%
Lab264 (+2 tell) 0063.6%
LDem0 000.0%
PC0 3075.0%
SNP0 3050.0%
UKUP0 10100.0%
UUP0 6060.0%
Total:265 148064.2%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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