European Parliamentary Elections Bill — 26 Feb 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move amendment No. 14, in page 3, line 43, at end add--
'3E.--(1) The Secretary of State shall by regulations prescribe the form of the ballot paper to be used at the poll for the election of representatives to the European Parliament.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the ballot paper shall include, separately from the list of candidates, a brief explanatory statement describing the method of election and the procedure to be followed by each elector in casting his vote or votes.'.
Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
Question proposed, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill.
Question put, That the clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill:--
The Committee divided: Ayes 210, Noes 94.
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||0||94 (+2 tell)||0||59.3%|
|Lab||197 (+2 tell)||0||0||47.7%|