Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — Month or year sunset clause — 19 Feb 2008 at 21:30
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).
The majority voted against changing the duration of powers to nationalize banks provided by Banking (Special Provisions) Bill from one year to one month.
This provision in law is commonly known as a sunset clause. Without it, the powers conferred to the Government by the legislation continues indefinitely or until a future Act of Parliament changes it.
-  Banking (Special Provisions) Bill
-  See section (8), of Clause 2, Banking (Special Provisions) Bill
-  Philip Hammond MP, House of Commons, 19 February 2008.
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||160 (+2 tell)||0||83.9%|
|Lab||300 (+2 tell)||0||0||85.8%|