Finance [Money] — 15 Mar 1999
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Queen's recommendation having been signified --
Motion made, and Question put,
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session relating to finance, it is expedient to authorise--
(a) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of sums required by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue and the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in order to secure that, if the United Kingdom were to move to the third stage of economic and monetary union, they would be able to exercise their functions relating to taxes and duties (including agricultural levies of the European Community);
(b) any increase attributable to any provision of that Act relating to the Debt Management Account in the sums payable out of or into the National Loans Fund or the Consolidated Fund; and
(c) any payments out of or into that Account.
The House divided: Ayes 351, Noes 132.
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||129 (+2 tell)||0||80.9%|
|Lab||308 (+2 tell)||0||0||74.3%|