European Community Documents — A General Framework for Equal Treatment in Employment and Occupation — 25 Jul 2000
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 13540/99, a draft Council Directive establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation; and supports the Government's welcome for the principle of such action whilst remaining convinced of the need for the proposals to be made clear and workable; and notes the Government's intention to negotiate to this end, and to ensure that the proposals take proper account of the legitimate concerns of employers and make a real difference to the lives of those whom they are designed to protect.-- [Mr. Sutcliffe.]
The House divided: Ayes 302, Noes 115.
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||111 (+2 tell)||0||70.6%|
|Lab||262 (+2 tell)||0||0||63.5%|
|Dr Peter Brand||Isle of Wight||LDem||no|
|Mr John Burnett||Torridge and West Devon||LDem||no|
|Donald Gorrie||Edinburgh West||LDem||no|
|Adrian Sanders||Torbay||LDem (front bench)||no|