Local Government Finance — 4 Feb 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move,
That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 1999-2000 (HC 143), which was laid before this House on 1st February, be approved.
That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 37) (HC 144), which was laid before this House on 1st February, be approved.
That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 1997-98: Amending Report 1999 (HC 145), which was laid before this House on 1st February, be approved.
It being Seven o'clock, Mr. Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Order [1 February].
Question put: --
The House divided: Ayes 272, Noes 140.
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||114 (+2 tell)||0||71.6%|
|Lab||272 (+2 tell)||0||0||65.7%|