Motion to sit in private — 18 May 2007 at 09:33
According to the rules of procedure, a Motion to sit in private can only be called once per day. Calling for it earlier in the day prevents it being used later by an MP who seeking to string a debate long enough in order to run it out of time.
For further details, see What is a motion to sit in private? in the FAQ.
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||19 (+2 tell)||0||0||10.7%|
|Lab||17||0 (+2 tell)||0||5.4%|
|Jim Sheridan||Paisley and Renfrewshire North||Lab||tellaye|