Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 5 — Presumption of equal parenting — 2 Nov 2004 at 15:52
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.
The purpose of the new clause is to amend the Children Act 1989 to provide a subsidiary measure to that in section 1 of the Act dealing with the child's welfare being of paramount consideration, so as to make it absolutely clear that the intention-[Interruption.]
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 176, Noes 304.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||126 (+2 tell)||0||78.5%|
|Lab||301 (+2 tell)||0||0||74.4%|