Facilities of the House — 18 Dec 2001 at 22:14
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Question accordingly negatived.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business),
That, at this day's sitting, the Motion in the name of Mr. Robin Cook and Mr. Secretary Reid may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.-[Mr. Heppell.]
Question agreed to.
Amendment proposed: (t), in line 1, leave out
"chosen not to take their seats"
"not affirmed or sworn the oath of allegiance".-[Mr. Quentin Davies.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 169, Noes 350.
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||0||149 (+2 tell)||0||92.1%|
|Lab||316 (+2 tell)||0||0||77.8%|
|Mike Hancock||Portsmouth South||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Bob Russell||Colchester||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Adrian Sanders||Torbay||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Roger Williams||Brecon and Radnorshire||LDem (front bench)||aye|