Rural Economy — 16 Oct 2002 at 21:53
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
I beg to move,
That this House recognises that the livelihood of millions of British people depends on the rural economy; notes that British agriculture is in the throes of its worst recession since the 1930s; regrets the burden of regulation imposed on farms and other rural businesses; expresses concern about the lack of affordable housing and the strain on public services in rural areas; and calls upon the Government to acknowledge the gravity of the crisis in the countryside and to address effectively and urgently the problems faced by rural communities.
Question put accordingly, That the original words stand part of the Question:-
The House divided: Ayes 192, Noes 283.
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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||134 (+2 tell)||0||83.4%|
|Lab||283 (+2 tell)||0||0||69.5%|