Northern Ireland — 30 Nov 1999
Owen Paterson MP, North Shropshire voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move,
That the draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Appointed Day) Order 1999, a copy of which was laid before this House on 29 November, be approved.
The House divided: Ayes 318, Noes 10.
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|
|DUP||0||1 (+1 tell)||0||100.0%|
|Lab||279 (+2 tell)||0||0||67.5%|
|UUP||2||5 (+1 tell)||0||80.0%|
|Mr Andrew Hunter||Basingstoke||Con||no|
|Owen Paterson||North Shropshire||Con (front bench)||no|
|Desmond Swayne||New Forest West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Rt Hon David Trimble||Upper Bann||UUP (front bench)||aye|
|Mr Cecil Walker||Belfast North||UUP||aye|