MPs would then vote, in the division lobby
, between the two candidates who come top of this poll.
Few expected so many to march through the division lobby
in favour of a blanket prohibition, especially after the concerted effort of some MPs, including Tyne Bridge's David Clelland, to exclude private members' clubs from the rules.
Labour MPs dutifully trooped into the division lobby
at Westminster to scupper a bid to suspend closures - just because it was a Tory idea.
Labour MPs of course duly followed orders from their whips, and strolled unsuspecting through the aye division lobby
( imposing fees they themselves had rejected for their own teenage constituents.
Gordon Brown was ordered home from Israel, Jack Straw was summoned back from Moscow and poor Ian McCartney was seen gingerly walking into the division lobby
to support the PM a month after massive heart surgery.
Perhaps one of the reasons why Mr Blair was reported as looking "lonely as though he hadn't a friend in the world" when he walked through the division lobby
to vote in favour of delaying a ban.
The 61-year-old chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party fell in the division lobby
where MPs were voting on an opposition motion calling
But to act as if they are in the division lobby
following a a three-line whip in a united attempt to oust Wilson is a blatant abuse of their Westminster powers.
He supplied the six buckets needed to catch water from a leak in the division lobby
during Tuesday night's vote on Welsh devolution.
If you have had one too many, make sure you go through the right division lobby
when you're voting.