Supplementary Vote on Account 2000-01 — 14 Mar 2000
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Motion made, and Question proposed,
That, at this day's sitting, Standing Order No. 55 (Questions on voting of estimates, &c.) shall apply as if the words '(aa) supplementary votes on account for the coming financial year;' were inserted after line 21.-- [Mr. McNulty.]
shall apply as if the words
Three days, other than Fridays, before 5th August, shall be allotted in each session for the consideration of estimates.
The Vote on Account provides finance to allow existing services to continue during the early months of the coming financial year, pending Parliament's consideration of the main Supply Estimates.
The amounts in the Vote on Account are normally a standard 45 per cent. of the amounts already voted for the corresponding services in the current year.
for expenditure on the Crown Prosecution Inspectorate which is being set up under the Crown Prosecution Inspectorate Bill which received Third Reading in the House of Lords on 3 February 2000.
The main Supply Estimates for 2000-01 will be presented in April 2000.
The Vote on Account may reflect a higher or lower amount
if the Supply Estimate is for a token sum of £1,000 for self-financing services, no Vote on Account provision is sought but the continuation of the services in the new financial year is noted.
Token additional provision is being sought to draw to the attention of Parliament the intention to use Vote on Account money for the new service specified in the footnote.
There is no increase in expenditure as a direct result of the Bill.
for the new service specified in the footnote to the table.
Includes provision for expenditure on the Crown Prosecution Inspectorate which is being set up under the Crown Prosecution Inspectorate Bill which received Third Reading in the House of Lords.
The House divided: Ayes 320, Noes 16.
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||12 (+2 tell)||0||8.8%|
|Lab||286 (+2 tell)||0||0||69.2%|