New Clause 1 — Amendment of Companies Act 1985: limit on auditor's liability (No.1) — Clause 23 — Power to enter and remain on premises — 19 Oct 2004 at 17:10
John Prescott MP, Kingston upon Hull East did not vote.
Amendment proposed: No. 24, in page 29, line 32, at end insert-
'(9) The Secretary of State may on the written request of the inspector or investigator-
(a) if satisfied that it is necessary for the purpose mentioned in subsection 1(b) extend for a period which he may specify beyond the initial 30 days the period of authorisation under subsection 1(a); or
(b) extend the number of consecutive days during which the inspector or investigator may remain on the relevant premises.
(10) There shall be no limit on the number of extensions which may be requested of or granted by the Secretary of State under subsection (9).'.-[Mr. Andrew Mitchell.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 159, Noes 264.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||109 (+2 tell)||0||68.1%|
|Lab||264 (+2 tell)||0||0||65.4%|