Motion to sit in Private — 2 Dec 2005 at 09:33
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
Eric Forth moved that the House sit in private, to ensure the early defeat of this motion and deny its use to anyone who wanted to disrupt the debate on a subsequent Private Members' Bill.
See division 72 on 2005-10-28 for further details of this tactic
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||21||0 (+2 tell)||0||11.7%|
|Lab||15 (+2 tell)||0||0||4.8%|
|Eric Forth||Bromley and Chislehurst||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Mark Harper||Forest of Dean||Con (front bench)||tellaye|