Election of Speaker — 23 Oct 2000
I beg to move, as an amendment to the Question, to leave out "Mr. Michael J. Martin" and insert thereof "Sir George Young".
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a man of grave deportment, and good morals but looked upon as a violent Tory.
The Election of the Speaker is still very uncertain, for at least twenty of Mr. Smith's friends are absent.
a purse of 1000 guineas as a token of her satisfaction of his choice.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 241, Noes 317.
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||4||129 (+1 tell)||0||83.8%|
|Lab||295 (+2 tell)||70 (+1 tell)||1||89.1%|