Poverty and Social Exclusion (National Strategy) — 10 Feb 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the production and implementation of a comprehensive, participatory strategy for co-ordinated Government action to reduce and eliminate poverty and social exclusion in the United Kingdom.
Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business): --
The House divided: Ayes 228, Noes 16.
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||13 (+2 tell)||0||9.9%|
|Lab||182 (+2 tell)||0||0||44.1%|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jeffrey M. Donaldson||Lagan Valley||UUP (front bench)||aye|
|Mr Clifford Forsythe||South Antrim||UUP||aye|