Liaison Committee: Power to Take Evidence — 14 May 2002 at 20:25
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).
Motion made and Question proposed,
That Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee) be amended as follows:
Line 12, at end insert '(1A) The Committee may also hear evidence from the Prime Minister on matters of public policy'.-[Mr. Robin Cook.]
Amendment proposed: (a), in line 3, at end add
', but such meetings shall only be attended by the Chairman of the Liaison Committee and the Chairmen of Select Committees appointed under S.O. Nos. 146 and 152.'.-[Mr. Bryant.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 78, Noes 261.
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||131 (+2 tell)||71 (+2 tell)||0||50.2%|