Local Government Finance — 3 Feb 2000
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move,
That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 2000-01 (HC 160), which was laid before this House on 27th January, be approved.
That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 52) (HC 161), which was laid before this House on 27th January, be approved.
That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 1998-99: Amending Report 2000 (HC 162), which was laid before this House on 27th January, be approved.
The South Yorkshire force is penalised by the fact that it attends fewer fire calls than forces in other authorities, despite the fact that the authority has been trying to educate the public to call the service out less.
It being Seven o'clock, Mr. Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Order [28 January].
Question put: --
The House divided: Ayes 266, Noes 146.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||123 (+2 tell)||0||77.6%|
|Lab||266 (+2 tell)||0||0||64.3%|