Voting at Ordinary Elections

Orders of the Day — Government of Wales Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:15 pm on 25th March 1998.

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Amendment proposed: No. 183, in page 2, line 38, leave out from 'have' to end of line 2 on page 3 and insert 'one vote (referred to in this Act as a constituency vote).

The constituency vote is to be given for a candidate to be the Assembly member for the Assembly constituency.

There shall also be calculated an additional member vote for each registered political party which has submitted a list of candidates to be Assembly members for the Assembly electoral region in which the Assembly constituency is included.

(3A) The additional member vote for each party shall be the same as the constituency vote of the candidate of the party in that constituency.' —[Mr. Ancram.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The House divided: Ayes 119, Noes 272.

Division No. 232][10.41 pm
AYES
Amess, DavidKey, Robert
Ancram, Rt Hon MichaelLaing, Mrs Eleanor
Atkinson, David (Bour'mth E)Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Atkinson, Peter (Hexham)Lansley, Andrew
Baldry, TonyLeigh, Edward
Bercow, JohnLetwin, Oliver
Beresford, Sir PaulLewis, Dr Julian (New Forest E)
Blunt, CrispinLloyd, Rt Hon Sir Peter (Fareham)
Body, Sir RichardLoughton, Tim
Boswell, TimLuff, Peter
Bottomley, Peter (Worthing W)Lyell, Rt Hon Sir Nicholas
Bottomley, Rt Hon Mrs VirginiaMcIntosh, Miss Anne
Brazier, JulianMaclean, Rt Hon David
Brooke, Rt Hon PeterMcLoughlin, Patrick
Bruce, Ian (S Dorset)Malins, Humfrey
Burns, SimonMates, Michael
Butterfill, JohnMaude, Rt Hon Francis
Cash, WilliamMawhinney, Rt Hon Sir Brian
Chope, ChristopherMay, Mrs Theresa
Clappison, JamesMoss, Malcolm
Clark, Rt Hon Alan (Kensington)Norman, Archie
Clifton-Brown, GeoffreyPage, Richard
Collins, TimPaice, James
Colvin, MichaelPaterson, Owen
Cormack, Sir PatrickPickles, Eric
Cran, JamesPrior, David
Curry, Rt Hon DavidRedwood, Rt Hon John
Davies, Quentin (Grantham)Robathan, Andrew
Davis, Rt Hon David (Haltemprice)Robertson, Laurence (Tewk'b'ry)
Duncan Smith, IainRuffley, David
Emery, Rt Hon Sir PeterSayeed, Jonathan
Evans, NigelShephard, Rt Hon Mrs Gillian
Faber, DavidSimpson, Keith (Mid-Norfolk)
Fabricant, MichaelSoames, Nicholas
Fallon, MichaelSpelman, Mrs Caroline
Flight, HowardSpicer, Sir Michael
Forth, Rt Hon EricSpring, Richard
Fox, Dr LiamStanley, Rt Hon Sir John
Fraser, ChristopherSteen, Anthony
Gibb, NickStreeter, Gary
Gill, ChristopherSwayne, Desmond
Gillan, Mrs CherylSyms, Robert
Gorman, Mrs TeresaTapsell, Sir Peter
Gray, JamesTaylor, John M (Solihull)
Green, DamianTownend, John
Greenway, JohnTrend, Michael
Grieve, DominicTyrie, Andrew
Gummer, Rt Hon JohnWalter, Robert
Hamilton, Rt Hon Sir ArchieWardle, Charles
Hammond, PhilipWells, Bowen
Hawkins, NickWhitney, Sir Raymond
Hayes, JohnWhittingdale, John
Heald, OliverWiddecombe, Rt Hon Miss Ann
Heathcoat-Amory, Rt Hon DavidWilletts, David
Horam, JohnWinterton, Mrs Ann (Congleton)
Howarth, Gerald (Aldershot)Winterton, Nicholas (Macclesfield)
Hunter, AndrewYeo, Tim
Jack, Rt Hon MichaelYoung, Rt Hon Sir George
Jackson, Robert (Wantage)
Jenkin, BernardTellers for the Ayes:
Johnson Smith,Mr. Nigel Waterson and Mr. Stephen Day.
Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey
NOES
Ainger, NickDobbin, Jim
Allan, RichardDobson, Rt Hon Frank
Allen, GrahamDonohoe, Brian H
Anderson, Donald (Swansea E)Doran, Frank
Anderson, Janet (Rossendale)Dowd, Jim
Ashton, JoeDrown, Ms Julia
Atherton, Ms CandyEagle, Maria (L'pool Garston)
Baker, NormanEdwards, Huw
Barnes, HarryEllman, Mrs Louise
Battle, JohnEnnis, Jeff
Bayley, HughFatchett, Derek
Benn, Rt Hon TonyFearn, Ronnie
Bennett, Andrew FFlynn, Paul
Benton, JoeFoster, Rt Hon Derek
Bermingham, GeraldFoster, Don (Bath)
Berry, RogerFoster, Michael J (Worcester)
Best, HaroldFoulkes, George
Betts, CliveFyfe, Maria
Blackman, LizGalloway, George
Blizzard, BobGapes, Mike
Borrow, DavidGeorge, Andrew (St Ives)
Bradley, Peter (The Wrekin)Gibson, Dr Ian
Brown, Rt Hon Nick (Newcastle E)Gilroy, Mrs Linda
Brown, Russell (Dumfries)Godman, Norman A
Browne, DesmondGolding, Mrs Llin
Buck, Ms KarenGrant, Bernie
Burden, RichardGriffiths, Jane (Reading E)
Burgon, ColinGriffiths, Win (Bridgend)
Burnett, JohnGrogan, John
Campbell, Alan (Tynemouth)Gunnell, John
Campbell, Menzies (NE Fife)Hain, Peter
Campbell-Savours, DaleHall, Mike (Weaver Vale)
Canavan, DennisHanson, David
Casale, RogerHarris, Dr Evan
Caton, MartinHarvey, Nick
Chaytor, DavidHeal, Mrs Sylvia
Chisholm, MalcolmHealey, John
Church, Ms JudithHenderson, Ivan (Harwich)
Clapham, MichaelHepburn, Stephen
Clark, Rt Hon Dr David (S Shields)Heppell, John
Clark, Dr LyndaHewitt, Ms Patricia
(Edinburgh Pentlands)Hill, Keith
Clarke, Rt Hon Tom (Coatbridge)Hinchliffe, David
Clelland, DavidHodge, Ms Margaret
Clwyd, AnnHome Robertson, John
Coaker, VernonHoon, Geoffrey
Coffey, Ms AnnHope, Phil
Coleman, IainHopkins, Kelvin
Colman, TonyHowells, Dr Kim
Connarty, MichaelHoyle, Lindsay
Cook, Frank (Stockton N)Hughes, Ms Beverley (Stretford)
Cooper, YvetteHumble, Mrs Joan
Corbett, RobinHurst, Alan
Corbyn, JeremyHutton, John
Corston, Ms JeanIddon, Dr Brian
Cousins, JimJackson, Helen (Hillsborough)
Cryer, John (Hornchurch)Jamieson, David
Cummings, JohnJohnson, Alan (Hull W & Hessle)
Cunliffe, LawrenceJohnson, Miss Melanie
Cunningham, Rt Hon Dr John(Welwyn Hatfield)
(Copeland)Jones, Helen (Warrington N)
Cunningham, Jim (Cov'try S)Jones, leuan Wyn (Ynys Môn)
Dalyell, TamJones, Ms Jenny
Darvill, Keith(Wolverh'ton SW)
Davey, Edward (Kingston)Jones, Jon Owen (Cardiff C)
Davey, Valerie (Bristol W)Jones, Martyn (Clwyd S)
Davidson, IanJones, Nigel (Cheltenham)
Davies, Rt Hon Denzil (Llanelli)Kaufman, Rt Hon Gerald
Davies, Rt Hon Ron (Caerphilly)Keeble, Ms Sally
Dawson, HiltonKeetch, Paul
Dean, Mrs JanetKemp, Fraser
Kennedy, Jane (Wavertree)Rendel, David
Kidney, DavidRooney, Terry
King, Andy (Rugby & Kenilworth)Ross, Ernie (Dundee W)
King, Ms Oona (Bethnal Green)Rowlands, Ted
Kirkwood, ArchyRoy, Frank
Kumar, Dr AshokRussell, Bob (Colchester)
Ladyman, Dr StephenRussell, Ms Christine (Chester)
Lawrence, Ms JackieRyan, Ms Joan
Laxton, BobSanders, Adrian
Lepper, DavidSedgemore, Brian
Levitt, TomShaw, Jonathan
Lewis, Ivan (Bury S)Sheerman, Barry
Lewis, Terry (Worsley)Sheldon, Rt Hon Robert
Livsey, RichardSimpson, Alan (Nottingham S)
Llwyd, ElfynSkinner, Dennis
Lock, DavidSmith, Angela (Basildon)
McAvoy, ThomasSmith, Rt Hon Chris (Islington S)
McCabe, SteveSmith, Miss Geraldine
McCartney, Ian (Makerfield)(Morecambe & Lunesdale)
McDonagh, SiobhainSmith, John (Glamorgan)
McDonnell, JohnSmith, Llew (Blaenau Gwent)
McFall, JohnSmith, Sir Robert (W Ab'd'ns)
McGuire, Mrs AnneSoley, Clive
McIsaac, ShonaSouthworth, Ms Helen
McKenna, Mrs RosemarySquire, Ms Rachel
McNamara, KevinStarkey, Dr Phyllis
Mactaggart, FionaSteinberg, Gerry
Mahon, Mrs AliceStevenson, George
Marek, Dr JohnStoate, Dr Howard
Marsden, Paul (Shrewsbury)Stott, Roger
Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)Stringer, Graham
Martlew, EricStunell, Andrew
Maxton, JohnSutcliffe, Gerry
Meacher, Rt Hon MichaelTaylor, Ms Dari (Stockton S)
Meale, AlanTaylor, David (NW Leics)
Michie, Bill (Shef'ld Heeley)Taylor, Matthew (Truro)
Milburn, AlanThomas, Gareth (Clwyd W)
Miller, AndrewThomas, Gareth R (Harrow W)
Mitchell, AustinTimms, Stephen
Moffatt, LauraTipping, Paddy
Moonie, Dr LewisTodd, Mark
Morgan, Ms Julie (Cardiff N)Touhig, Don
Morgan, Rhodri (Cardiff W)Trickett, Jon
Motley, ElliotTruswell, Paul
Mountford, KaliTurner, Dennis (Wolverh'ton SE)
Mudie, GeorgeTurner, Dr Desmond (Kemptown)
Mullin, ChrisTwigg, Derek (Halton)
Murphy, Denis (Wansbeck)Tyler, Paul
Murphy, Jim (Eastwood)Walley, Ms Joan
Naysmith, Dr DougWareing, Robert N
Norris, DanWatts, David
O'Brien, Mike (N Warks)Webb, Steve
Olner, BillWicks, Malcolm
O'Neill, MartinWigley, Rt Hon Dafydd
Öpik, LembitWilliams, Rt Hon Alan
Organ, Mrs Diana(Swansea W)
Palmer, Dr NickWilliams, Mrs Betty (Conwy)
Pearson, IanWills, Michael
Pike, Peter LWilson, Brian
Plaskitt, JamesWinnick, David
Pollard, KerryWinterton, Ms Rosie (Doncaster C)
Pope, GregWise, Audrey
Prentice, Ms Bridget (Lewisham E)Worthington, Tony
Primarolo, DawnWray, James
Prosser, GwynWright, Anthony D (Gt Yarmouth)
Purchase, KenWright, Dr Tony (Cannock)
Quinn, LawrieWyatt, Derek
Radice, Giles
Rammell, BillTellers for the Noes:
Raynsford, NickMr. Kevin Hughes and Mr. Robert Ainworth.
Reed, Andrew (Loughborough)

Question accordingly negatived.