Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech — 24 Nov 1999 at 22:30
Debate resumed on the Motion moved on Wednesday last by the Baroness Pitkeathley--namely, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows--
"Most Gracious Sovereign--We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg leave to thank Your Majesty for the most gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament",
and on the amendment moved by the Lord Strathclyde, at the end of the Address to insert,
"but regret the failure of Your Majesty's Government to reduce the burden of taxation and regulation and deplore the incoherence and the lack of vision of the measures proposed by Your Majesty's Government for the coming Session of Parliament".
On Question, Whether the said amendment shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 164; Not-Contents, 168.
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||153 (+2 tell)||69.2%|
|Lab||118 (+2 tell)||0||68.2%|
|Lord Brabazon of Tara||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Harris of High Cross||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord MacKay of Ardbrecknish||Crossbench||aye|
|Lady Saltoun of Abernethy||Crossbench||aye|