Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill — Date of poll — 16 Feb 2000

Considered in Committee [Progress, 14 February].

I beg to move amendment No. 36, in page 60, line 37, leave out from "Ireland" to end of line 39.

The First Deputy Chairman:

With this it will be convenient to discuss amendment No. 44, in page 60, line 39, at end insert--

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn .

I beg to move amendment No. 45, in page 61, line 13, at end add--

'(6) The exact number, nature and wording of

(a) the question or questions, and

(b) the possible answers to each question

in a referendum or other poll to which this Part applies shall be determined after consultation with the Commission; and any views expressed by the Commission shall be published.'.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn .

Clause 95 ordered to stand part of the Bill .

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

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 96 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Amendment proposed: No. 46, page 61, line 33, leave out from beginning to 'the' in line 34 and insert--

'The date of the poll in the case of any referendum to which this Part applies shall be fixed by the Commission, and'.-- [Sir Patrick Cormack.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The Committee divided: Ayes 176, Noes 323.

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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 139 (+2 tell)087.6%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab323 (+2 tell) 0077.9%
LDem0 31067.4%
PC0 1025.0%
SNP0 1016.7%
UUP0 3030.0%
Total:323 176077.9%

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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