Referendums Bill — 19 Mar 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted with the majority (Aye).
Question again proposed, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Question put, That the Question be now put:--
The House divided: Ayes 129, Noes 5.
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||126 (+2 tell)||0||0||79.0%|
|Lab||1||5 (+2 tell)||0||1.9%|
|Mr Tony Benn||Chesterfield||Lab||aye|