Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — 2. Beer (rate of duty) — 27 Mar 2000
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
The Aye voters passed a measure to increase the rate of duty on beer:
"(1) In section 36(1) of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 for "£11.50" there shall be substituted "£11.89".
(2) This Resolution shall have effect on and after 1st April 2000."
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||137 (+2 tell)||0||86.9%|
|Lab||320 (+2 tell)||0||0||77.4%|