European Parliamentary Elections Bill — 10 Nov 1998

Lords Reasons for insisting on certain of their amendments to which the Commons have disagreed, considered.

Lords Reason:

The Lords insist on their Amendments in page 2, lines 2, 15 and 18, to which the Commons have disagreed, for the following Reason:

Because electors should be able to vote for the individual party candidate of their choice.

I beg to move, That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their amendments.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Michael J. Martin):

With this it will be convenient to discuss also the Government amendment in lieu of the Lords amendments, in page 3, line 46, at end insert--

across Northern Ireland, I assure the House that I would have found and advanced such a compromise."--[ Official Report , 21 March 1996; Vol. 274, c. 500-02.]

Question put, That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their amendments:--

The House divided: Ayes 307, Noes 125.

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 121 (+2 tell)075.9%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab291 (+2 tell) 0070.3%
LDem11 0023.9%
PC2 0050.0%
SNP2 0033.3%
UUP0 3030.0%
Total:306 125067.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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