Sedgefield Phil Wilson abstained
from the legislation but voted for the amendment.
India, Kenya, Ethiopia, Paraguay and Macedonia abstained
And Ian Davidson, the MP for Glasgow Pollok, even abstained
on the Bedroom Tax.
This month, however, a bare majority of seven of the neighbors voted nay (Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan) while three abstained
(UAE, Saudi Arabia and Iraq), two absented themselves (Turkey and Azerbaijan) and Bahrain took the ultimate step of voting for the resolution.
The Samajwadi Party's 21 MPs and Bahujan Samaj Party's 22 MPs abstained
from voting on the FDI issue.
Waseem Sajjad when contacted stated, according to constitution, no MNA can abstained
from voting against party policy during Prime Ministerial elections, and if any MNA abstain the party policy, then head of the party can file a reference to speaker for the disqualification of that member.
from voting, because some of the people in the Albanian parliamentary delegation voted "in favor" and others voted against.
The United States let it pass but abstained
from voting in opposition to the text.
Nine countries voted for the US-drafted resolution, five - including veto-holding Russia and China - opposed it and one abstained
in the 15-nation council.
Peter Allen (Liverpool Council, Liberal Democrat) Abstained
South Korea abstained
from the voting, while China, North Korea and Russia voted against it.
Christians have fasted (gone without food) and abstained
(gone without certain foods, especially meat) since the beginning.
On December 7, 2006, Gravel abstained
from voting on the motion to re-open the same-sex 'marriage' debate.
In all, four commissioners supported Hathout, five abstained
and five were absent.
Whereas only one-fifth (21%) of participants abstained
from or always used condoms during vaginal sex when they were free of symptoms, three-fourths (74%) did so when they had symptoms.