Programming of Bills — 26 Oct 2004 at 17:41
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).
Question accordingly negatived.
Amendment proposed: (b), in line 7, at end insert-
"( ) In Order A (Programme Motions), leave out paragraph (1) and insert-
'(1) A motion, of which notice has been given, providing for any proceedings on a bill to be programmed may be made at or after the second sitting of the House after the bill has been read a second time and the question shall be put-
(a) forthwith, if the motion stands in the name of members of three or more parties including a Minister of the Crown and a member of the party to which the Leader of the Opposition belongs; or
(b) not later than one hour after the commencement of proceedings on the motion, in any other case.
(1A) Before putting the question under sub-paragraphs (a) or (b) above, the Speaker shall put the question on any amendment to the motion which has been selected by him which may then be moved.
(1B) Such a motion may also provide for committal of the bill (including the discharge of any order previously made in respect of the committal of the bill).'.".-[Sir Nicholas Winterton.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 174, Noes 271.
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||115 (+1 tell)||0||71.2%|
|Lab||270 (+2 tell)||4||0||67.8%|
|LDem||0||37 (+1 tell)||0||69.1%|
|Gwyneth Dunwoody||Crewe and Nantwich||Lab (minister)||aye|
|David Hamilton||Midlothian||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||aye|
|David Taylor||North West Leicestershire||Lab (minister)||aye|