Fire Services Bill — Clause 1 — Powers of the Secretary of State — 3 Jun 2003 at 19:00
Miss Ann Widdecombe MP, Maidstone and The Weald voted in the minority (Aye).
I beg to move amendment No. 35, in page 1, line 2, after 'instrument', insert
'within eighteen months of the commencement of this Act'.
I beg to move amendment No. 32, in page 1, line 4, at end insert-
'(1A) (a) Before making an order under section 1(1) the Secretary of State shall conduct a postal ballot of all Fire Brigade members for the purpose of ascertaining their views in relation to any order to be made under section 1(1) or any related matters which appears to the Secretary of State to be relevant.
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 166, Noes 291.
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||110 (+2 tell)||0||68.7%|
|Lab||291 (+2 tell)||0||0||71.5%|