St. George's Day (Public Holiday) — 27 Oct 2004 at 12:44
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make St. George's Day a public holiday in England in place of the May Day public holiday.
Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business):-
The House divided: Ayes 83, Noes 112.
The noes were voting against the change of the Public Holiday from May Day to St George's Day
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||68 (+2 tell)||0||42.9%|
|Lab||94 (+2 tell)||1||1||24.1%|
|Don Foster||Bath||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Elfyn Llwyd||Meirionnydd Nant Conwy||PC (front bench)||aye|
|Bob Russell||Colchester||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Mr Paul Stinchcombe||Wellingborough||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Matthew Taylor||Truro and St Austell||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Sylvia Hermon||North Down||UUP (front bench)||no|
|David Taylor||North West Leicestershire||Lab (minister)||both|