European Parliamentary Elections Bill — Number of MEPs, electoral regions and electoral system — 12 Mar 1998
I beg to move amendment No. 5, in page 1, line 15, after '(4)', insert
'Subject to subsection (4A) below,'.
Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
I beg to move amendment No. 3, in page 3, line 41, after 'State', insert
', save that the day appointed by the Secretary of State shall not be a day of the week or a date of special religious significance on which the holding of an election would be incompatible with the historic teaching and practices of any Christian or other principal religious tradition represented in Great Britain'.
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 96, Noes 222.
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||94 (+2 tell)||0||59.3%|
|Lab||196 (+2 tell)||0||0||47.5%|