Peers in 'wrecking' move over treaty
Thursday 17 June 1993
The amendment - appearing to require a majority of those entitled to vote - would derail the treaty.
The move was tabled by Lord Blake (C); Lord Stoddart of Swindon (Lab); Viscount Tonypandy, the former Commons Speaker and the Duke of Devonshire (Ind).
Lord Blake said later that he had intended to call for only a majority of those voting. But even on this interpretation the amendment stands no chance of success.
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