Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill (Programme) (No. 3) — Clause 60 — Election dates — 24 Oct 2007 at 16:00
Lords amendment: No. 48, in page 31, leave out lines 23 and 24 and insert-
"(3) An order under subsection (1) must relate to a single year and must be
made at least six months before-
(a) the local election day in that year, or
(b) if earlier, the date of the poll at the European Parliamentary general election in that year.
(3A) For this purpose "the local election day" in a particular year is-
(a) the first Thursday in May, or
(b) if an order has been made under section 37(1)(b) (power to change date of council and Assembly elections) in relation to that year, the day specified in the order."
Amendment proposed to the Lords amendment: (a), leave out 'six' and insert 'twelve'.- <[/i> Alistair Burt.]
Question put, That the amendment to the Lords amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 205, Noes 283.
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||143 (+2 tell)||0||74.7%|
|Lab||281 (+2 tell)||0||0||80.4%|