Members' Pay (Expression of Opinion) — 5 Jul 2001 at 16:02
Jim Cousins MP, Newcastle upon Tyne Central voted in the minority (Aye).
Amendment proposed: (a), to leave out from the second 'House' to end and insert-
'(1) the Resolution of this House of 10th July 1996 relating to Members' salaries be rescinded; and
(2) for each year starting with 1st April from 2002 onwards, the salary of a Member shall be increased by the average of the percentage increase recommended in that year by the Nurses', School Teachers', and Doctors' and Dentists' Pay Review Bodies.'-[Mr. Mullin.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 66, Noes 260.
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|
|Lab||179 (+2 tell)||45 (+2 tell)||0||55.5%|