Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — 24 Mar 2003 at 18:20
moved Amendment No. 55:
After Clause 5, insert the following new clause-
"FURTHER REFERENDUM ON PETITION
(1) This section applies if an elected assembly for a region has been established pursuant to a referendum held under section 1(1).
(2) The Secretary of State shall by order cause a further referendum to be held in a region specified in the order if he is presented with a petition requesting such a referendum signed by not less than 5 per cent of the electors eligible to vote in the region as defined in section 3(1).
(3) The question to be asked in a referendum held pursuant to an order under subsection (2) is the question set out in section 2(1)."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 55) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 78; Not-Contents, 142.
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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||67 (+2 tell)||32.4%|
|Lab||108 (+2 tell)||0||58.2%|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord St John of Bletso||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Weatherill||Crossbench (front bench)||no|