Bank of England Bill — Confirmation hearings for Bank appointments — 22 Jan 1998

As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Madam Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following: New clause 3-- Confirmation hearings for Bank appointments --

That school of thought must be contrasted with the views of another group:

"--economists who believe that the rapid growth of the money supply, on the broad definitions"--

But the Government have given us no idea of how serendipity and lottery will be prevented from determining the prevailing point of view of the Monetary Policy Committee.

Motion and clause, by leave, withdrawn.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 143, Noes 252.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 122 (+2 tell)076.5%
Independent0 10100.0%
Independent Conservative1 00100.0%
Lab250 (+2 tell) 0060.4%
LDem0 18039.1%
SDLP1 0033.3%
UUP0 2020.0%
Total:252 143062.3%

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