Representation of the People Bill — [Mr. Michael Lord in the Chair] — 15 Dec 1999

Considered in Committee.


That the Bill be considered in the following order, namely: Clauses 1 to 8, Schedules 1 to 3, Clauses 9 to 12, Clauses 13 to 16, Schedules 5 and 6.-- [Mr. Mike O'Brien]

Clause 1

New system of electoral registration

I beg to move amendment No. 29, in page 1, line 17, leave out from beginning to "and" in line 18.

The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael Lord):

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 31, in page 2, line 6, leave out from beginning to "and" in line 7.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

I beg to move amendment No. 69, in page 1, line 19, leave out "18" and insert "16".

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 70, in page 2, line 8, leave out "18" and insert "16".

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The Committee divided: Ayes 36, Noes 434.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con123 0075.9%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab306 (+2 tell) 3275.2%
LDem0 30 (+2 tell)069.6%
PC0 1025.0%
UUP2 0020.0%
Total:432 34273.8%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Mr Tony BennChesterfieldLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
John GroganSelbyLabboth
Ms Jenny JonesWolverhampton South WestLabboth

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