Disqualifications Bill — Disqualification from ministerial office in United Kingdom — 25 Jan 2000

Clause 3 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Question proposed , That the clause stand part of the Bill.

The Government acknowledge in the Bill's title that the measure is about disqualification.

Question put and agreed to .

Clause 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill .

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Chairman:

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: new clause 8-- Minister of the Crown --

We have had many debates about who may qualify for or be disqualified from membership of the House under the Bill. However, new clause 8 tackles the case of someone who has a dual mandate for the Dail and the House of Commons. Such a person could not be a Minister of the Crown if the new clause was accepted.

Question put , That the clause be read a Second Time:--

The Committee divided: Ayes 173, Noes 309.

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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
Con0 135 (+1 tell)084.5%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab308 (+2 tell) 0074.3%
LDem0 30065.2%
PC0 1033.3%
UUP0 6 (+1 tell)070.0%
Total:309 173076.1%

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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