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Orders of the Day — Electricity Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:36 pm on 13th December 1988.

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Division No. 14][10.31 pm
AYES
Abbott, Ms DianeEvans, John (St Helens N)
Adams, Allen (Paisley N)Ewing, Harry (Falkirk E)
Allen, GrahamEwing, Mrs Margaret (Moray)
Alton, DavidFatchett, Derek
Anderson, DonaldFearn, Ronald
Archer, Rt Hon PeterFields, Terry (L'pool B G'n)
Armstrong, HilaryFlannery, Martin
Ashdown, PaddyFlynn, Paul
Ashton, JoeFoot, Rt Hon Michael
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Forsythe, Clifford (Antrim S)
Barnes, Harry (Derbyshire NE)Foster, Derek
Barron, KevinFoulkes, George
Beckett, MargaretFraser, John
Beggs, RoyFyfe, Maria
Beith, A. J.Galbraith, Sam
Bell, StuartGalloway, George
Bennett, A. F. (D'nt'n & R'dish)Garrett, John (Norwich South)
Bermingham, GeraldGarrett, Ted (Wallsend)
Bidwell, SydneyGeorge, Bruce
Blair, TonyGilbert, Rt Hon Dr John
Blunkett, DavidGodman, Dr Norman A.
Boyes, RolandGolding, Mrs Llin
Bradley, KeithGordon, Mildred
Bray, Dr JeremyGould, Bryan
Brown, Gordon (D'mline E)Grant, Bernie (Tottenham)
Brown, Nicholas (Newcastle E)Griffiths, Win (Bridgend)
Brown, Ron (Edinburgh Leith)Grocott, Bruce
Bruce, Malcolm (Gordon)Hardy, Peter
Buchan, NormanHattersley, Rt Hon Roy
Buckley, George J.Haynes, Frank
Caborn, RichardHealey, Rt Hon Denis
Callaghan, JimHeffer, Eric S.
Campbell, Menzies (Fife NE)Henderson, Doug
Campbell, Ron (Blyth Valley)Hinchliffe, David
Campbell-Savours, D. N.Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)
Canavan, DennisHolland, Stuart
Carlile, Alex (Mont'g)Home Robertson, John
Clark, Dr David (S Shields)Hood, Jimmy
Clarke, Tom (Monklands W)Howarth, George (Knowsley N)
Clay, BobHowell, Rt Hon D. (S'heath)
Clelland, DavidHoyle, Doug
Clwyd, Mrs AnnHughes, John (Coventry NE)
Cohen, HarryHughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)
Coleman, DonaldHughes, Roy (Newport E)
Cook, Frank (Stockton N)Hughes, Sean (Knowsley S)
Cook, Robin (Livingston)Hughes, Simon (Southwark)
Corbett, RobinIllsley, Eric
Corbyn, JeremyIngram, Adam
Cousins, JimJohnston, Sir Russell
Cox, TomJones, Barry (Alyn & Deeside)
Crowther, StanJones, Ieuan (ynys Môn)
Cryer, BobJones, Martyn (Clwyd S W)
Cummings, JohnKaufman, Rt Hon Gerald
Cunningham, Dr JohnKennedy, Charles
Dalyell, TamKilfedder, James
Darling, AlistairKinnock, Rt Hon Neil
Davies, Rt Hon Denzil (Llanelli)Kirkwood, Archy
Davies, Ron (Caerphilly)Lambie, David
Davis, Terry (B'ham Hodge H'l)Lamond, James
Dewar, DonaldLeadbitter, Ted
Dixon, DonLeighton, Ron
Dobson, FrankLestor, Joan (Eccles)
Doran, FrankLewis, Terry
Douglas, DickLitherland, Robert
Duffy, A. E. P.Livingstone, Ken
Dunnachie, JimmyLivsey, Richard
Dunwoody, Hon Mrs GwynethLloyd, Tony (Stretford)
Eadie, AlexanderLofthouse, Geoffrey
Eastham, KenLoyden, Eddie
McAllion, JohnRobertson, George
McAvoy, ThomasRobinson, Geoffrey
Macdonald, Calum A.Rogers, Allan
McFall, JohnRooker, Jeff
McKelvey, WilliamRoss, Ernie (Dundee W)
McLeish, HenryRowlands, Ted
McNamara, KevinRuddock, Joan
McTaggart, BobSalmond, Alex
McWilliam, JohnSedgemore, Brian
Madden, MaxSheerman, Barry
Mahon, Mrs AliceSheldon, Rt Hon Robert
Marek, Dr JohnShore, Rt Hon Peter
Marshall, David (Shettleston)Short, Clare
Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)Sillars, Jim
Martin, Michael J. (Springburn)Skinner, Dennis
Martlew, EricSmith, Andrew (Oxford E)
Maxton, JohnSmith, C. (Isl'ton & F'bury)
Meacher, MichaelSmyth, Rev Martin (Belfast S)
Meale, AlanSnape, Peter
Michael, AlunSoley, Clive
Michie, Bill (Sheffield Heeley)Spearing, Nigel
Michie, Mrs Ray (Arg'l & Bute)Steel, Rt Hon David
Mitchell, Austin (G't Grimsby)Steinberg, Gerry
Moonie, Dr LewisStott, Roger
Morgan, RhodriStrang, Gavin
Morley, ElliottStraw, Jack
Morris, Rt Hon A. (W'shawe)Taylor, Mrs Ann (Dewsbury)
Morris, Rt Hon J. (Aberavon)Taylor, Matthew (Truro)
Mowlam, MarjorieThomas, Dr Dafydd Elis
Mullin, ChrisThompson, Jack (Wansbeck)
Murphy, PaulTurner, Dennis
Nellist, DaveWalker, A. Cecil (Belfast N)
Oakes, Rt Hon GordonWall, Pat
O'Brien, WilliamWallace, James
O'Neill, MartinWalley, Joan
Orme, Rt Hon StanleyWardell, Gareth (Gower)
Patchett, TerryWelsh, Michael (Doncaster N)
Pendry, TomWigley, Dafydd
Pike, Peter L.Williams, Rt Hon Alan
Powell, Ray (Ogmore)Williams, Alan W. (Carm'then)
Prescott, JohnWilson, Brian
Primarolo, DawnWinnick, David
Quin, Ms JoyceWise, Mrs Audrey
Radice, GilesWorthington, Tony
Randall, StuartWray, Jimmy
Redmond, MartinYong, David (Bolton SE)
Rees, Rt Hon Merlyn
Reid, Dr JohnTellers for the Ayes:
Richardson, JoMr Allen McKay and
Roberts, Allan (Bootle)Mr. Robert N. Wareing.
NOES
Adley, RobertBonsor, Sir Nicholas
Aitken, JonathanBoscawen, Hon Robert
Alexander, RichardBottomley, Mrs Virginia
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelBowden, A. (Brighton K'pto'n)
Allason, RupertBowden, Gerald (Dulwich)
Amery, Rt Hon JulianBowis, John
Amess, DavidBoyson, Rt Hon Dr Sir Rhodes
Amos, AlanBraine, Rt Hon Sir Bernard
Arbuthnot, JamesBrandon-Bravo, Martin
Arnold, Jacques (Gravesham)Brazier, Julian
Arnold, Tom (Hazel Grove)Bright, Graham
Ashby, DavidBrittan, Rt Hon Leon
Aspinwall, JackBrooke, Rt Hon Peter
Atkins, RobertBrown, Michael (Brigg & Cl't's)
Atkinson, DavidBrowne, John (Winchester)
Baker, Rt Hon K. (Mole Valley)Bruce, Ian (Dorset South)
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Buck, Sir Antony
Baldry, TonyBudgen, Nicholas
Banks, Robert (Harrogate)Burns, Simon
Barnes, Mrs Rosie (Greenwich)Burt, Alistair
Batiste, SpencerButcher, John
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyButler, Chris
Bellingham, HenryButterrfill, John
Bendall, VivianCarlisle, John (Luton N)
Bennett, Nicholas (Pembroke)Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)
Bevan, David GilroyCarrington, Matthew
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnCarttiss, Michael
Body, Sir RichardCash, William
Chapman, SydneyHeseltine, Rt Hon Michael
Chope, ChristopherHicks, Mrs Maureen (Wolv' NE)
Churchill, MrHicks, Robert (Cornwall SE)
Clark, Hon Alan (Plym'th S'n)Higgins, Rt Hon Terence L.
Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)Hill, James
Clark, Sir W. (Croydon S)Hind, Kenneth
Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)
Colvin, MichaelHolt, Richard
Conway, DerekHordern, Sir Peter
Coombs, Anthony (Wyre F'rest)Howarth, Alan (Strat'd-on-A)
Coombs, Simon (Swindon)Howarth, G. (Cannock & B'wd)
Cope, Rt Hon JohnHowe, Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey
Cormack, PatrickHowell, Ralph (North Norfolk)
Couchman, JamesHughes, Robert G. (Harrow W)
Cran, JamesHunt, David (Wirral W)
Currie, Mrs EdwinaHunter, Andrew
Davies, Q. (Stamf'd & Spald'g)Hurd, Rt Hon Douglas
Davis, David (Boothferry)Irine, Michael
Day, StephenJack, Michael
Devlin, TimJackson, Robert
Dickens, GeoffreyJanman, Tim
Dicks, TerryJessel, Toby
Dorrell, StephenJohnson, Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord JamesJones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)
Dover, DenJones, Robert B (Herts W)
Dunn, BobJopling, Rt Hon Michael
Durant, TonyKey, Robert
Dykes, HughKirkhope, Timothy
Eggar, TimKnapman, Roger
Emery, Sir PeterKnight, Greg (Derby North)
Evans, David (Welwyn Hatf'd)Knight, Dame Jill (Edgbaston)
Evennett, DavidKnowles, Michael
Favell, TonyKnox, David
Fenner, Dame PeggyLamont, Rt Hon Norman
Field, Barry (Isle of Wight)Lang, Ian
Finsberg, Sir GeoffreyLatham, Michael
Fishburn, John DudleyLawrence, Ivan
Forman, NigelLawson, Rt Hon Nigel
Forsyth, Michael (Stirling)Leigh, Edward (Gainsbor'gh)
Forth, EricLennox-Boyd, Hon Mark
Fowler, Rt Hon NormanLester, Jim (Broxtowe)
Fox, Sir MarcusLightbown, David
Franks, CecilLilley, Peter
Freeman, RogerLloyd, Peter (Fareham)
French, DouglasLord, Michael
Fry, PeterLuce, Rt Hon Richard
Gale, RogerLyell, Sir Nicholas
Gardiner, GeorgeMcCrindle, Robert
Garel-Jones, TristanMacfarlane, Sir Neil
Gill, ChristopherMacKay, Andrew (E Berkshire)
Glyn, Dr AlanMaclean, David
Goodhart, Sir PhilipMcLoughlin, Patrick
Goodlad, AlastairMcNair-Wilson, sir Michael
Goodson-Wickes, Dr CharlesMcNair-Wilson, P. (New Forest)
Gorman, Mrs TeresaMadel, David
Gorst, JohnMajor, Rt Hon John
Gow, IanMalins, Humfrey
Gower, Sir RaymondMans, Keith
Grant, Sir Anthony (CambsSW)Maples, John
Greenway, Harry (Ealing N)Marland, Paul
Greenway, John (Ryedale)Marlow, Tony
Gregory, ConalMarshall, John (Hendon S)
Griffiths, Sir Eldon (Bury St E')Marshall, Michael (Arundel)
Griffiths, Peter (Portsmouth N)Martin, David (Portsmouth S)
Grist, IanMaude, Hon Francis
Grylls, MichaelMawhinney, Dr Brian
Gummer, Rt Hon John SelwynMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Hamilton, Hon Archie (Epsom)Mayhew, Rt Hon Sir Patrick
Hamilton, Neil (Tatton)Mellor, David
Hampson, Dr KeithMeyer, Sir Anthony
Hanley, JeremyMills, Iain
Hannam, JohnMiscampbell, Norman
Hargreaves, A. (B'ham H'll Gr')Mitchell, Andrew (Gedling)
Hargreaves, Ken (Hyndburn)Mitchell, Sir David
Harris, DavidMoate, Roger
Hawkins, ChristopherMontgomery, Sir Fergus
Hayes, JerryMorris, M (N'hampton S)
Hayhoe, Rt Hon Sir BarneyMorrison, Sir Charles
Hayward, RobertMorrison, Rt Hon P (Chester)
Heddle, JohnMoss, Malcolm
Moynihan, Hon ColinTaylor, Teddy (S'end E)
Mudd, DavidThatcher, Rt Hon Margaret
Neale, GerrardThompson, D. (Calder Valley)
Nelson, AnthonyThompson, Patrick (Norwich N)
Neubert, MichaelThorne, Neil
Nicholls, PatrickThornton, Malcolm
Nicholson, David (Taunton)Thurnham, Peter
Nicholson, Emma (Devon West)Townend, John (Bridlington)
Onslow, Rt Hon CranleyTracey, Richard
Oppenheim, PhillipTredinnick, David
Page, RichardTrotter, Neville
Paice, JamesTwinn, Dr Ian
Parkinson, Rt Hon CecilVaughan, Sir Gerard
Patnick, IrvineViggers, Peter
Patten, John (Oxford W)Waddington, Rt Hon David
Pattie, Rt Hon Sir GeoffreyWakeham, Rt Hon John
Pawsey, JamesWaldegrave, Hon William
Peacock, Mrs ElizabethWaldenm, George
Porter, Barry (Wirral S)Walker, Bill (T'side North)
Porter, David (Waveney)Waller, Gary
Portillo, MichaelWalters, Sir Dennis
Powell, William (Corby)Ward, John
Price, Sir DavidWardle, Charles (Bexhill)
Raffan, KeithWarren, Kenneth
Redwood, JohnWatts, John
Renton, TimWells, Bowen
Rhodes James, RobertWheeler, John
Rifkind, Rt Hon MalcolmWhitney, Ray
Roberts, Wyn (Conwy)Widdecombe, Ann
Rowe, AndrewWiggin, Jerry
Sackville, Hon TomWilkinson, John
Sainsbury, Hon TimWinterton, Mrs Ann
Scott, NicholasWinterton, Nicholas
Shaw, Sir Giles (Pudsey)Wolfson, Mark
Shepherd, Colin (Hereford)Wood, Timothy
Sims, RogerWoodcock, Mike
Skeet, Sir TrevorYeo, Tim
Smith, Tim (Beaconsfield)Young, Sir George (Acton)
Spicer, Michael (S Worcs)Younger, Rt Hon George
Stevens, Lewis
Stewart, Allan (Eastwood)Tellers for the Noes:
Stradling Thomas, Sir JohnMr. Michael Fallon and
Summerson, HugoMr. David Heathcoat-Amory.
Taylor, John M (Solihull)