Clause 2 — Gating Orders — Clause 99 — Abandoned shopping and luggage trolleys — 21 Feb 2005 at 19:45
Stuart Bell MP, Middlesbrough voted with the majority (No).
The no voters rejected the following amendment to the clause making business owners responsible for abandoned shopping trolleys. The clause would have prevented business owners from being guilty if they had taken all resonable steps to avoid abandonment of the trolleys.
'(6) In proceedings against a person under sub-paragraph (4) for enforcement of a charge, it is a defence for the person to prove that he took all reasonable steps to prevent abandonment of his trolleys.'.
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||101 (+2 tell)||0||64.0%|
|Lab||252 (+2 tell)||0||0||62.3%|