Orders of the Day — New Clause 75 — Requirement for audit of business review — 18 Oct 2006 at 14:45
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted with the majority (No).
'The auditors must state in their report-
(a) whether in their opinion the information given in the business review for the financial year for which the annual accounts are prepared is consistent with those accounts; and
(b) whether any matters have come to their attention, in the performance of their functions as auditors of the company, which in their opinion are inconsistent with the information given in the business review.'.- [David Howarth.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 60, Noes 439.
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|
|Lab||275 (+2 tell)||0||0||78.5%|
|LDem||0||51 (+2 tell)||0||84.1%|