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Lab's Chris Evans abstained, as did Welsh Lab's deputy leader Carolyn Harris.
The petitioner had stated that 69 members of the PPP and PPP and Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) were present in the assembly but abstained from voting, and that by doing so they had failed to perform their duty of participating in the establishment of the federal government.
'Constitution (Fourth Alteration) Bill No 9 (Political parties and Electoral Matters); Yes: 32 States, No: 1 State, Abstain: 2 States;
The envoy added that if the mission was open and Kenya participated in the vote, then it would have abstained.
It was emphasized that the current practice shows that some MPs abstain even in nationally-crucial votes.
However, the lawyers abstained from boycotting court proceedings at Lahore High Court and continued to appear in urgent as well as regular cases.
The PP won the most votes in a June 26 election, the second in six months, but fell short of a majority, leaving acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy with the task of convincing other parties to join it or at least abstain from blocking it in forming a government.
What many don't know is that the bishops encouraged the Catholic community to "continue to abstain from meat by free choice as formerly we did in obedience to Church law."
d.clegg@dailyrecord.co.uk NICOLA Sturgeon yesterday claimed the SNP are the "real opposition" to the Tories after Labour's decision to abstain on brutal welfare cuts.
Geethanjana Gunawardene, C Gajadheera, YG Padmasiri and Weerakunara Dissanayake also abstain from voting.
AFTER the Shiva Sena softening its stand against the Bharatiya Janata party ( BJP), the Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP) on Monday reiterated its support for the saffron party and said the NCP would abstain from voting in the Legislative Assembly if the BJP decided to form a minority government in the state.
Speaking to Gulf News, Dr Hanan Obaid, Tobacco-Free Dubai Project Leader and Acting Director of the Health Affairs Department, Primary Healthcare Services Sector at the DHA, said the environment during Ramadan is conducive to test willpower to abstain from tobacco products for considerable lengths of time.