Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill — Optional work-focused interviews — 17 May 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Clause read a Second time, and added to the Bill.
Brought up, and read the First time.
I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.
Mr. Deputy Speaker (Sir Alan Haselhurst):
With this, it will be convenient to discuss the following: Amendment (a) to the proposed new clause, leave out lines 22 and 23.
(c) a local authority",
Question put and agreed to.
Clause read a Second time.
Amendment proposed to the proposed new clause: (a), Leave out lines 22 and 23.-- [Mr. Duncan Smith.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 133, Noes 409.
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||128 (+2 tell)||0||80.2%|
|Lab||367 (+2 tell)||0||0||88.9%|