Elections Bill [Money] — Further postponement of elections until foot and mouth disease under control — 4 Apr 2001

Queen's recommendation having been signified --

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (1)(a),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Elections Bill, it is expedient to authorise--

(a) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums so payable under any other enactment;

(b) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of the Secretary of State's expenditure under any provision of the Act relating to compensation.-- [Mr. Jamieson.]

Question agreed to.

Bill immediately considered in Committee, pursuant to Order [this day].

It being after Nine o'clock, The Chairman put the Questions necessary for the conclusion of proceedings in Committee, pursuant to Order [this day] .

Amendment made: No. 21, in clause 3, page 2, line 24, leave out first "(1)" and insert "(1A)".-- [Mr. Jamieson.]

Amendments made: No. 22, in page 7, line 36, leave out--

'Schedule 1 to the Elections (Northern Ireland) Act 2001)'

and insert--

'the Schedule to the Elections Act 2001)'.

No. 23, in page 11, line 7, leave out--

'Schedule 1 to the Elections (Northern Ireland) Act 2001)'

and insert--

'the Schedule to the Elections Act 2001)'.-- [Mr. Jamieson.]

Clauses 1 and 2 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 3, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 4 to 8 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule, as amended, agreed to.

As amended in the Committee, considered.

if he is satisfied that the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease is not under control in a particular local authority area; and different days may be appointed for different local authority areas.

Brought up, and read the First time.

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

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 3, at beginning insert--

It being Ten o'clock, Mr. Speaker put the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that hour, pursuant to Order [this day] .

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

The House divided: Ayes 120, Noes 336.

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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 115 (+2 tell)073.1%
DUP3 00100.0%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab306 (+2 tell) 0073.9%
LDem26 0055.3%
PC0 2050.0%
UUP0 3033.3%
Total:336 120071.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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