Northern Ireland Bill — Suspension of prisoner releases — 13 Jul 1999
Mrs Eleanor Laing MP, Epping Forest voted in the minority (Teller for the Ayes).
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of Bills),
That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.--[ Mrs. McGuire .]
Question agreed to.
Bill immediately considered in Committee.
Brought up, and read the First time.
I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.
The Second Deputy Chairman:
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following: New clause 2-- Prisoner releases --
It being five hours after the commencement of proceedings on consideration of the Bill, The Chairman, pursuant to Order [this day], put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 147, Noes 349.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||136 (+2 tell)||0||85.7%|
|Lab||325 (+2 tell)||0||0||78.6%|