House of Commons (Reserved Matters) — 28 Jun 2000
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prescribe which Members of the House of Commons may participate only in proceedings on reserved matters under the Scotland and Northern Ireland Acts 1998 or may be appointed only to a ministerial office having responsibility for such matters.
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 131, Noes 190.
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||2 (+1 tell)||120 (+1 tell)||0||77.5%|
|Lab||160||7 (+1 tell)||0||40.4%|
|LDem||27 (+1 tell)||0||0||59.6%|
|David Curry||Skipton and Ripon||Con||no|
|Eleanor Laing||Epping Forest||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Peter Tapsell||Louth and Horncastle||Con||no|
|Michael Connarty||Falkirk East||Lab (minister)||tellaye|
|Mr Tam Dalyell||Linlithgow||Lab||aye|
|Mr Denzil Davies||Llanelli||Lab||aye|
|Dr Norman Godman||Greenock and Inverclyde||Lab||aye|
|Alan Williams||Swansea West||Lab||aye|
|Tony Wright||Cannock Chase||Lab||aye|