Modernisation of the House of Commons (Standing Orders) — 12 Nov 2008 at 19:08
Motion made, and Question proposed,
That the amendments to the Standing Orders and new Orders, agreed to by this House on 25th October 2007, relating to the recommendations of the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons in its First Report of Session 2006-07, Revitalising the Chamber: the role of the back bench Member (House of Commons Paper No. 337 of Session 2006-5 07) and the Government response thereto (Cm. 7231) shall have permanent effect with the following amendments-
(1) In Standing Order No. 24A (Topical debates)-
(d) in line 19, leave out 'six' and insert 'ten'; and
(e) in line 24, leave out from 'to' to the end of line 26 and insert 'a maximum of five interventions.'.
(2) In Standing Order No. 24B (Amendments to motions to consider specified
(a) in line 1, after 'Speaker', insert 'or the Chairman'; and
(b) in line 2, after 'House', insert 'or, as the case may be, the committee'.- [Ms Harman.]
Amendment proposed: (a), leave out lines 9 to 12. -[Mrs. May.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 165, Noes 87.
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||133 (+2 tell)||0||0||69.9%|
|LDem||0||43 (+2 tell)||0||71.4%|