Short Speeches — 1 Nov 2006 at 18:25
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (Aye).
Motion made, and Question put,
That, with effect from the beginning of the next Session of Parliament, the following amendment to Standing Order No. 47 (Short speeches) be made:
Line 20, at end add
'(3) The Speaker may call Members between certain hours to speak for a specified maximum time (not being less than three minutes) and during this time the reference to eight minutes in paragraph (1) and the provisions of paragraph (2) shall not apply.'- [Mr. Straw.]
The House divided: Ayes 365, Noes 62.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||71||57 (+2 tell)||0||66.3%|
|Lab||232 (+2 tell)||5||0||67.9%|