September Sittings — 1 Nov 2006 at 18:25
That this House welcomes the introduction of a procedure for the tabling and answering of written questions and the making of written ministerial statements during the summer adjournment, as adopted by the House on 24th July for the current session; accordingly reconsiders the part of its resolution of 29th October 2002 endorsing the proposal for September sittings; and is of the opinion that the House should not sit during September (except pursuant to the provisions of Standing Order No. 13 (Earlier meeting of the House in certain circumstances)).- [Mr. Straw.]The division was on this amendment, which was rejected:
Amendment proposed: leave out from 'should' to end and insert
'hold regular sittings for a period in September.'.- [Mr. Winnick.]
The House divided: Ayes 122, Noes 354.
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||108||33 (+1 tell)||1||73.0%|
|Lab||226 (+2 tell)||42 (+1 tell)||0||77.0%|