Northern Ireland (Elections) Bill — 22 Apr 1998
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
I beg to move amendment No. 12, in page 2, leave out lines 35 and 36.
The amendment would simply remove the two lines of clause 4(3)(b) which state:
"that he is a member of the Seanad Eireann (Senate of the Republic of Ireland)."
It being seven hours after the commencement of proceedings, The Chairman, pursuant to the Order [this day], put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair.
Clause 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Clauses 5 to 9 ordered to stand part of the Bill.
Schedule agreed to.
Bill reported, without amendment.
Order for Third Reading read.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Order [this day], That the Bill be now read the Third time.--[ Mr. Dowd. ]
The House divided: Ayes 178, Noes 10.
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|
|Lab||147 (+2 tell)||0||0||35.7%|
|UUP||0||3 (+2 tell)||0||50.0%|
|Mr Andrew Hunter||Basingstoke||Con||no|
|Laurence Robertson||Tewkesbury||Con (front bench)||no|