Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — Clause 2 — Referendum Question — 18 Dec 2002 at 21:30
Mr John Gummer MP, Suffolk Coastal voted in the minority (Aye).
I beg to move amendment No. 39, in page 2, line 20, leave out from beginning to end of line 22 and insert
'Any order made pursuant to section 1 shall direct the Electoral Commission to determine the question or questions to be put in the referendum.'.
It being five hours after the commencement of proceedings in Committee, The First Deputy Chairman put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair, pursuant to Order [this day].
The Committee divided: Ayes 172, Noes 296.
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||129 (+2 tell)||0||80.4%|
|Lab||296 (+2 tell)||2||0||73.2%|
|Mr Frank Field||Birkenhead||Lab||aye|
|Mr George Howarth||Knowsley North and Sefton East||Lab||aye|