Devolution — 21 Jul 2004 at 17:57
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (No).
I beg to move,
That the draft Regional Assembly and Local Government Referendums Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 24th June, be approved.
It being three hours after the commencement of proceedings on the motion, Mr. Deputy Speaker put the Question, pursuant to Order [14 July].
The House divided: Ayes 349, Noes 140.
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||135 (+2 tell)||0||84.0%|
|Lab||300 (+2 tell)||2||0||74.7%|
|Gordon Prentice||Pendle||Lab (minister)||no|
|Geraldine Smith||Morecambe and Lunesdale||Lab (minister)||no|
|David Burnside||South Antrim||whilst UUP (front bench)||no|