Modernisation of the House of Commons — 14 May 2002 at 19:39
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted with the majority (No).
I beg to move,
That this House approves the First Report of the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons relating to Select Committees, House of Commons Paper No 224-I, and in particular welcomes its commitment to more specialist and support staff for select committees; is of the view that the package as a whole will strengthen the scrutiny role of the House; and invites the Liaison Committee to establish common objectives for select committees, taking into account the illustrative model set out in paragraph 34 of that report, namely
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 50, Noes 352.
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||243 (+2 tell)||10 (+2 tell)||0||62.7%|
|Mr Peter Duncan||Galloway and Upper Nithsdale||Con||aye|
|Edward Leigh||Gainsborough||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mr Teddy Taylor||Rochford and Southend East||Con||aye|
|Ronnie Campbell||Blyth Valley||Lab||aye|
|Harry Cohen||Leyton and Wanstead||Lab||aye|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||aye|
|Mr Tam Dalyell||Linlithgow||Lab||aye|
|Mark Fisher||Stoke-on-Trent Central||Lab||aye|
|John Heppell||Nottingham East||Lab (minister)||tellaye|
|Fraser Kemp||Houghton and Washington East||Lab (minister)||tellaye|
|Mr John McWilliam||Blaydon||Lab||aye|
|Mr David Stewart||Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber||Lab||aye|
|Mr Bill Tynan||Hamilton South||Lab||aye|
|David Laws||Yeovil||LDem (front bench)||no|