New Writ (Newark) — 29 Mar 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move,
That Madam Speaker do issue her warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the county constituency of Newark in the room of Fiona Elizabeth Ann Jones.
I beg to move, To leave out from "That" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof:
"this House do pass to the Orders of the Day."
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 260, Noes 97.
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||96 (+2 tell)||0||60.5%|
|Lab||260 (+2 tell)||0||0||63.1%|