Orders of the Day — Defence and Civil Estimates, 1979–80 (Outstanding Votes)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th July 1979.

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Motion made, and Question proposed,

That a sum not exceeding £31,112,689,100 be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to complete or defray the charges for Defence and Civil Services for the year ending on 31st March 1980, as set

out in House of Commons Papers Nos. 244, 266 and 280 of Session 1978–79 and Nos. 125 and 126 of this Session.—[Mr. Lawson.]

Whereupon a motion was made, and suant to Order this day, That the sum be reduced by £2,324,943,000 in respect of Class I Vote 2.—[Mr. Cook.]:—

The House divided: Ayes 82, Noes 288.

Division No 63.[...]AYES[...]10.15 p.m.
Allaun, FrankKaynes, FrankParry, Robert
Alton, DavidHeffer, Eric S.Powell, Raymond (Ogmore)
Bidwell, SydneyHolland, Stuart (L'beth, Vauxhall)Price, Christopher (Lewisham West)
Boothroyd, Miss BettyHomewood, WilliamRace, Reg
Brown, Hugh D. (Provan)Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen North)Richardson, Miss Jo
Brown, Ron (Edinburgh, Leith)Jones, Dan (Burnley)Roberts, Ernest (Hackney North)
Buchan, NormanKilroy-Silk, RobertRoberts, Gwilym (Cannock)
Callaghan, Jim (Middleton & P)Lambie, DavidRoss, Ernest (Dundee West)
Canavan, DennisLamond, JamesRyman, John
Carmichael, NeilLeighton, RonaldSilverman, Julius
Carter-Jones, LewisLewis, Arthur (Newham North West)Skinner, Dennis
Clark, David (South Shields)McDonald, Dr. OonaghSoley, Clive
Cook, Robin F.McKelvey, WilliamStallard, A. W.
Cryer, BobMcNamara, KevinStewart, Rt Hon Donald (W Isles)
Davis, Terry (B'rm'ham, Stechford)McWilliam, JohnStraw, Jack
Dean, Joseph (Leeds West)Marshall, David (Gl'sgow.Shettles'n)Thomas, Dafydd (Merioneth)
Dewar, DonaldMarshall, Dr Edmund (Goole)Thomas, Dr Roger (Carmarthen)
Dobson, FrankMarshall, Jim (Leicester South)Tilley, John
Dubs, AlfredMartin, Michael (Gl'gow.Springb'rn)Torney, Tom
Dunwoody, Mrs GwynethMaynard, Miss JoanWelsh, Michael
Eastham, KenMeacher, MichaelWhite, Frank R. (Bury & Radcliffe)
Ellis, Raymond (NE Derbyshire)Mikardo, IanWilson, William (Coventry SE)
Evans, loan (Aberdare)Miller, Dr M. S. (East Kilbride)Winnick, David
Evans, John (Newton)Mitchell, Austin (Grimsby)Wright, Shella
Flannery, MartinMorris, Rt Hon Charles (Openshaw)
Fletcher, Ted (Darlington)Newens, StanleyTELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Foster, DerekO'Neill, MartinMr. Stan Thorne and
Freeson, Rt Hon ReginaldPark, GeorgeMr. Andrew F. Bennett.
Garrett, John (Norwich S)Parker, John
NOES
Adley, RobertAmery, Rt Hon JulianAtkins, Robert (Preston North)
Aitken, JonathanAncram, MichaelAtkinson, David (B'mouth, East)
Alexander, RichardAspinwall, Jack "saker, Nicholas (North Dorset)
Banks, RobertGilmour, Rt Hon Sir IanMills, Iain (Meriden)
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyGlyn, Dr AlanMills, Peter (West Devon)
Beith, A. J.Goodhart, PhilipMiscampbell, Norman
Bendall, VivianGoodlad, AlastairMoate, Roger
Bennett, Sir Frederic (Torbay)Gorst, JohnMontgomery, Fergus
Benyon, Thomas (Abingdon)Gow, IanMorgan, Geraint
Benyon, W. (Buckingham)Gower, Sir RaymondMorris, Michael (Northampton, Sth)
Best, KeithGrant, Anthony (Harrow C)Morrison, Hon Peter (City of Chester)
Bevan, David GilroyGreenway, HarryMudd, David
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnGrieve, PercyMurphy, Christopher
Biggs-Davison, JohnGriffiths, Eldon (Bury St Edmunds)Myles, David
Blackburn, JohnGriffiths, Peter (Portsmouth N)Neale, Gerrard
Blaker, PeterGrylls, MichaelNelson, Anthony
Bonsor, Sir NicholasGummer, John SelwynNewton, Tony
Boscawen, Hon RobertHamilton, Hon Archie (Eps'm&Ew'll)Onslow, Cranley
Bowden, AndrewHamilton, Michael (Salisbury)Osborn, John
Boyson, Dr RhodesHampson, Dr KeithPage, John (Harrow, West)
Braine, Sir BernardHannam, JohnPage, Rt Hon R. Graham (Crosby)
Bright, GrahamHastings, StephenParkinson, Cecil
Brinton, TimHavers, Rt Hon Sir MichaelPatten, Christopher (Bath)
Brittan, LeonHawkins, PaulPattie, John (Oxford)
Brooke, Hon PeterHawksley, WarrenPattie, Geoffrey
Brotherton, MichaelHayhoe, BarneyPawsey, James
Brown, Michael (Brigg & Sc'thorpe)Heath, Rt Hon Edwardpenhaligon, David
Browne, John (Winchester)Heddle, JohnPeyton, Rt Hon John
Bruce-Gardyne, JohnHenderson, BarryPollock, Alexander
Bryan, Sir PaulHeseltine, Rt Hon MichaelPorter, George
Buchanan-Smith, Hon AlickHicks, RobertPrentice, Rt Hon Reg
Buck, AntonyHiggins, Rt Hon Terence L.Price, David (Eastleigh)
Budgen, NickHill, JamesPrior, Rt Kon James
Bulmer, EsmondHogg, Hon Douglas (Grantham)Proctor, K. Harvey
Butcher, JohnHolland, Philip (Carlton)Rathbone, Tim
Butler, Hon AdamHooson, TomRees, Peter (Dover and Deal)
Cadbury, JocelynHordern, PeterRees-Davies, W. R.
Carlisle, John (Luton West)Howell, Rt Hon David (Guildford)Renton, Tim
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)Howells, GeraintRhodes James, Robert
Carlisle, Rt Hon Mark (Runcorn)Hunt, David (Wirral)Ridley, Hon Nicholas
Chalker, Mrs. LyndaHunt, John (Ravensbourne)Ridsdale, Julian
Channon, PaulIrving, Charles (Cheltenham)Rifkind, Malcolm
Chapman, SydneyJenkin, Rt Hon PatrickRoberts, Michael (Cardiff NW)
Clark, Hon Alan (Plymouth, Sutton)Jessel, TobyRoberts, Wyn (Conway)
Clark, Dr William (Croydon South)Jopling, Rt Hon MichaelRobinson, Peter (Belfast East)
Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe)Joseph, Rt Hon Sir KeithRoss, Stephen (Isle of Wight)
Clegg, WalterKaberry, Sir DonaldRoss, Wm. (Londonderry)
Cockeram, EricKershaw, AnthonyRossl, Hugh
Colvin, MichaelKilfedder, James A.Rost, Peter
Cope, JohnKing, Rt Hon TomRoyle, Sir Anthony
Corrie, JohnKitson, Sir TimothySainsbury, Hon Timothy
Costain, A. P.Knight, Mrs JillSt. John-Stevas, Rt Hon Norman
Cranborne, ViscountLamont, NormanShaw, Giles (Pudsey)
Critchley, JulianLang, IanShaw, Michael (Scarborough)
Crouch, DavidLangford-Holt, Sir JohnShelton, William (Streatham)
Dean, Paul (North Somerset)Lawrence. IvanShepherd, Colin (Hereford)
Dickens, GeoffreyLawson, NigelShepherd, Richard (Aldridge-Br'hills)
Dodsworth, GeoffreyLee, JohnShersby, Michael
Dorrell, StephenLennox-Boyd, Hon MarkSilvester, Fred
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord JamesLester, Jim (Beeston)Sims, Roger
du Cann, Rt Hon EdwardLewis, Kenneth (Rutland)Skeet, T. H. H.
Dunn, Robert (Dartford)Lloyd, Ian (Havant & Waterloo)Smith, Dudley (War. and Leam'ton)
Durant, TonyLloyd, Peter (Fareham)Speed, Keith
Dykes, HughLoveridge, JohnSpeller, Tony
Eden, Rt Hon Sir JohnLuce, RichardSpence, John
Eggar, TimothyLyell, NicholasSpicer, Michael (S Worcestershire)
Elliott, Sir WilliamMcAdden, Sir StephenSproat, Iain
Emery, PeterMcCrindle, RobertSquire, Robin
Eyre, ReginaldMacfarlane, NellStanbrook, Ivor
Fairbairn, NicholasMacGregor, JohnStanley, John
Fairgrieve, RussellMacKay, John (Argyll)Steen, Anthony
Faith, Mrs SheilaMacmillan, Rt Hon M. (Farnham)Stevens, Martin
Farr, JohnMcNair-Wilson, Michael (Newbury)Stewart, Ian (Hitchin)
Fenner, Mrs PeggyMcQuarrie, AlbertStewart, John (East Renfrewshire)
Finsberg, GeoffreyMajor, JohnStradling Thomas, J.
Fisher, Sir NigelMarland, PaulTapsell, Peter
Fletcher, Alexander (Edinburgh N)Marlow, TonyTebbit, Norman
Fletcher-Cooke, CharlesMarshall, Michael (Arundel)Temple-Morris, Peter
Fookes, Miss JanetMates, MichaelThatcher, Rt Hon Mrs Margaret
Forman, NigelMather, CarolThomas, Rt Hon Peter (Hendon S)
Fowler. Rt Hon NormanMaude, Rt Hon AngusThompson, Donald
Fox, MarcusMawby, RayThorne, Neil (Ilford south)
Fraser, Rt Hon H. (Stafford & St)Mawhinney, Dr BrianThornton, Malcolm
Fraser, Peter (South Angus)Maxwell-Hyslop, RobinTownend, John (Bridlington)
Galbraith, Hon T. G. D.Mayhew, PatrickTownsend, Cyril D. (Bexleyheath)
Gardiner, George (Reigate)Mellor, DavidTrippler, David
Gardner, Edward (South Fylde)Meyer, Sir AnthonyTrotter, Neville
Garel-Jones, TristanMiller, Hal (Bromsgrove & Redditch)van Straubenzee, W. R.
Waddington, DavidWarren, KennethWilliams, Delwyn (Montgomery)
Wainwright, Richard (Colne Valley)Watson, JohnWinterton, Nicholas
Wakeham, JohnWells, Bowen (Hert'rd & Stev'nage)Wolfson, Mark
Waldegrave, Hon WilliamWheeler, JohnYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Walker, Rt Hon. Peter (Worcester)Whitelaw, Rt Hon WilliamYounger, Rt Hon George
Walker-Smith, Rt Hon Sir DerekWhitney, Raymond
Wall, PatrickWickenden, KeithTELLERS FOR THE NOES
Waller, GaryWiggin, JerryMr. Spencer le Marchant and
Walters, DennisWilkinson, JohnMr. Anthony Berry
Ward, John

Question accordingly negatived.

The original Question being put forthwith, pursuant to Order this day:—

Resolved,That a sum not exceeding £31,112,689,100 be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to complete or defray the charges for Defence and Civil Services for the year ending on 31st March 1980, as set out in House of Commons Papers Nos. 244, 266 and 280 of Session 1978–79 and Nos. 125 and 126 of this Session. Bill ordered to be brought in upon the foregoing Resolution by the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. John Biffen, Mr. Peter Rees and Mr. Nigel Lawson.