Parliamentary Pensions — 5 Jul 2001 at 16:37
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
Question accordingly agreed to.
Amendment proposed: (b), at end to add-
"And that this House believes that survivors' benefits could apply to unmarried partners as well as spouses"-[Dr. Harris.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 289, Noes 33.
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||12||25 (+2 tell)||0||23.8%|
|Lab||238 (+2 tell)||1||0||58.6%|
|John Bercow||Buckingham||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Angela Browning||Tiverton and Honiton||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Alan Duncan||Rutland and Melton||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mr Peter Duncan||Galloway and Upper Nithsdale||Con||aye|
|Mark Field||Cities of London and Westminster||Con||aye|
|Robert Syms||Poole||Con (front bench)||aye|
|John Thurso||Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross||LDem (front bench)||both|