Representation of the People Bill — [Mr. Michael Lord in the Chair] — 15 Dec 1999
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Considered in Committee.
That the Bill be considered in the following order, namely: Clauses 1 to 8, Schedules 1 to 3, Clauses 9 to 12, Clauses 13 to 16, Schedules 5 and 6.-- [Mr. Mike O'Brien]
New system of electoral registration
I beg to move amendment No. 29, in page 1, line 17, leave out from beginning to "and" in line 18.
The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael Lord):
With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 31, in page 2, line 6, leave out from beginning to "and" in line 7.
Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
I beg to move amendment No. 69, in page 1, line 19, leave out "18" and insert "16".
Mr. Deputy Speaker:
With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 70, in page 2, line 8, leave out "18" and insert "16".
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 36, Noes 434.
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|
|Lab||306 (+2 tell)||3||2||75.2%|
|LDem||0||30 (+2 tell)||0||69.6%|
|Mr Tony Benn||Chesterfield||Lab||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab (minister)||aye|
|John Grogan||Selby||Lab (minister)||both|
|Ms Jenny Jones||Wolverhampton South West||Lab||both|