Parental Authority — 25 Jan 2000
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow parents to use reasonable force or chastisement when exercising authority over their children.
Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business): --
The House divided: Ayes 48, Noes 118.
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||37 (+2 tell)||0||24.2%|
|Lab||106 (+2 tell)||0||0||25.9%|
|Mrs Ray Michie||Argyll and Bute||LDem||aye|
|Andrew Stunell||Hazel Grove||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Phil Willis||Harrogate and Knaresborough||LDem (front bench)||aye|