Restrictions on Powers to Acquire Shares

Industry Bill – in the House of Commons at 12:15 am on 6th February 1980.

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Amendment proposed: No. 13, in page 4, leave out lines 7 to 30.—[Mr. John Silkin.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The House divided: Ayes 29, Noes 222.

Division No. 160]AYES[12.23 am
Adams, AllenHaynes, FrankPrescott, John
Bennett, Andrew (Stockport N)Holland, Stuart (L'beth, Vauxhall)Roberts, Ernest (Hackney North)
Brown, Ron (Edinburgh, Leith)Janner, Hon GrevilleRobertson, George
Campbell-Savours, DaleLambie, DavidRooker, J. W.
Cant, R. B.Lamond, JamesSilkin, Rt Hon John (Deptford)
Cryer, BobMacKenzie, Rt Hon GregorSpearing, Nigel
Cunningham, Dr John (Whitehaven)Maclennan, RobertWrigglesworth, Ian
Davis, Terry (B'rm'ham, Stechford)McMillan, Tom (Glasgow, Central)
Dixon, DonaldMcWilliam, JohnTELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Dormand, JackPenhaligon, DavidMr. John Evans and
English, MichaelPowell, Raymond (Ogmore) Mr. Tom Ellis.
Golding, John
NOES
Alexander, RichardBest, KeithBrooke, Hon Peter
Alison, MichaelBiffen, Rt Hon JohnBrotherton, Michael
Ancram, MichaelBiggs-Davison, JohnBrown, Michael (Brigg & Sc'thorpe)
Arnold, TomBlackburn, JohnBrowne, John (Winchester)
Aspinwall, JackBlaker, PeterBruce-Gardyne, John
Atkins, Rt Hon H. (Spelthorne)Bonsor, Sir NicholasBryan, Sir Paul
Atkins, Robert (Preston North)Bowden, AndrewBuck, Antony
Baker, Kenneth (St. Marylebone)Boyson, Dr RhodesBudgen, Nick
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyBradford, Rev. R.Bulmer, Esmond
Bendall, VivianBright, GrahamButcher, John
Benyon, Thomas (Abingdon)Brinton, TimButler, Hon Adam
Benyon, W. (Buckingham)Brittan, LeonCadbury, Jocelyn
Berry, Hon AnthonyBrocklebank-Fowler, ChristopherCarlisle, John (Luton West)
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)Hurd, Hon DouglasRhodes James, Robert
Carlisle, Rt Hon Mark (Runcorn)Jenkin, Rt Hon PatrickRhys Williams, Sir Brandon
Chalker, Mrs. LyndaJopling, Rt Hon MichaelRifkind, Malcolm
Channon, PaulJoseph, Rt Hon Sir KeithRoberts, Wyn (Conway)
Clark, Hon Alan (Plymouth, Sutton)Kaberry, Sir DonaldRoss, Wm. (Londonderry)
Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe)King, Rt Hon TomRossi, Hugh
Cockeram, EricLang, IanRost, Peter
Colvin, MichaelLawson, NigelSainsbury, Hon Timothy
Cope, JohnLee, JohnSt. John-Stevas, Rt Hon Norman
Corrie, JohnLe Marchant, SpencerShaw, Giles (Pudsey)
Costain, A. P.Lester, Jim (Beeston)Shaw, Michael (Scarborough)
Cranborne, ViscountLloyd, Peter (Fareham)Shelton, William (Streatham)
Crouch, DavidLoveridge, JohnShepherd, Colin (Hereford)
Dickens, GeoffreyLuce, RichardShepherd, Richard (Aldridge-Br'hills)
Dorrell, StephenLyell, NicholasShersby, Michael
Dover, DenshoreMacfarlane, NellSilvester, Fred
Dunn, Robert (Dartford)MacGregor, JohnSims, Roger
Durant, TonyMacKay, John (Argyll)Speller, Tony
Eden, Rt Hon Sir JohnMcNair-Wilson, Michael (Newbury)Spence, John
Edwards, Rt Hon N. (Pembroke)McQuarrie, AlbertSpicer, Jim (West Dorset)
Eggar, TimothyMajor, JohnSpicer, Michael (S Worcestershire)
Emery, PeterMarland, PaulSproat, Iain
Eyre, ReginaldMarlow, AntonySquire, Robin
Fairbairn, NicholasMarshall, Michael (Arundel)Stainton, Keith
Fairgrieve, RussellMarten, Neil (Banbury)Stanbrook, Ivor
Farr, JohnMather, CarolStanley, John
Fenner, Mrs PeggyMawby, RayStevens, Martin
Finsberg, GeoffreyMawhinney, Dr BrianStewart, John (East Renfrewshire)
Fisher, Sir NigelMaxwell-Hyslop, RobinStradling Thomas, J.
Fletcher, Alexander (Edinburgh N)Mayhew, PatrickTaylor, Robert (Croydon NW)
Forman, NigelMellor, DavidTemple-Morris, Peter
Fox, MarcusMeyer, Sir AnthonyThompson, Donald
Fraser, Rt Hon H. (Stafford & St)Miller, Hal (Bromsgrove & Redditch)Thorne, Neil (Ilford South)
Fraser, Peter (South Angus)Mills, Iain (Meriden)Thornton, George
Garel-Jones, TristanMiscampbell, NormanTownsend, Cyril D. (Bexleyheath)
Gilmour, Rt Hon Sir IanMitchell, David (Basingstoke)Trippier, David
Goodhart, PhilipMoate, RogerTrotter, Neville
Gorst, JohnMontgomery, Fergusvan Straubenzee, W. R.
Gow, IanMorgan, GeraintViggers, Peter
Gower, Sir RaymondMorris, Michael (Northampton, Sth)Wakeham, John
Greenway, HarryMorrison, Hon Peter (City of Chester)Waldegrove, Hon William
Grieve, PercyMudd, DavidWalker, Bill (Perth & E Perthshire)
Griffiths, Peter (Portsmouth N)Myles, DavidWall, Patrick
Grist, IanNeedham, RichardWaller, Gary
Grylls, MichaelNelson, AnthonyWard, John
Gummer, John SelwynNeubert, MichaelWarren, Kenneth
Hamilton, Hon Archie (Eps'm&Ew'll)Newton, TonyWatson, John
Hamilton, Michael (Salisbury)Normanton, TomWells, John (Maidstone)
Hampson, Dr KeithOsborn, JohnWells, Bowen (Hert'rd & Stev'nage)
Haselhurst, AlanPage, Rt Hon Sir R. GrahamWheeler, John
Havers, Rt Hon Sir MichaelPage, Richard (SW Hertfordshire)Whitney, Raymond
Hawksley, WarrenParris, MatthewWickenden, Keith
Heddle, JohnPatten, Christopher (Bath)Wiggin, Jerry
Henderson, BarryPatten, John (Oxford)Williams, Delwyn (Montgomery)
Hicks, RobertPawsey, JamesWinterton, Nicholas
Hill, JamesPercival, Sir IanWolfson, Mark
Hogg, Hon Douglas (Grantham)Pink, R. BonnerYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Holland, Philip (Carlton)Pollock, AlexanderYounger, Rt Hon George
Hooson, TomProctor, K. Harvey
Hordern, PeterRathbone, TimTELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Howell, Ralph (North Norfolk)Rees, Peter (Dover and Deal)Lord James Douglas-Hamilton and
Hunt, David (Wirral)Renton, Tim Mr. David Waddington.
Hunt, John (Ravensbourne)

Question accordingly negatived.