§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ Mr. Dennis Skinner (Bolsover)
With the greatest pleasure and on behalf of the trade unionists at GCHQ, I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
§ Question put, That the Bill be now read a Second time:—
§ The House divided: Ayes 17, Noes 17.
|Division No. 250]||[2.17 pm|
|Berry, Roger||Powell, Ray (Ogmore)|
|Corbyn, Jeremy||Rooker, Jeff|
|Davies, Bryan (Oldham C'tral)||Sedgemore, Brian|
|Dixon, Don||Sheerman, Barry|
|Hill, Keith (Streatham)||Skinner, Dennis|
|Hoey, Kate||Spearing, Nigel|
|Lynne, Ms Liz||Tellers for the Ayes:|
|Madden, Max||Mr. Harry Barnes, and|
|Morris, Rt Hon A. (Wy'nshawe)||Mr. John Austin-Walker|
|Arbuthnot, James||Paice, James|
|Atkinson, Peter (Hexham)||Scott, Rt Hon Nicholas|
|Bottomley, Peter (Eltham)||Sproat, Iain|
|Bowis, John||Thurnham, Peter|
|Conway, Derek||Townsend, Cyril D. (Bexl"yh"th)|
|Cormack, Patrick||Wheeler, Rt Hon Sir John|
|Fox, Dr Liam (Woodspring)||Tellers for the Noes:|
|Greenway, Harry (Ealing N)||Mr. Edward Leigh, and|
|Hughes Robert G. (Harrow W)||Mr. Michael Fabricant.|
|Montgomery, Sir Fergus|
§ It appearing on the report of the Division that 40 Members were not present, MR. DEPUTY SPEAKER declared that the Question was not decided, and the business under consideration stood over until the next Sitting of the House.