The majority of seventy-eight for the Adkins amendment, and so
against the Cave motion was produced by a vote of 346 Ministerialists against 268 Unionists. Three Liberals voted against the Government—Mr. D. M. Mason, Mr. Munro- Ferguson, and Mr. J. Martin. The eight O'Brienites abstained from voting; and so did five of the Labour members who were in the House—Mr. Thorne, Mr. O'Grady, Mr. Snowden, Mr. Jowett, and Mr. Walsh. Several Labour members were away ill, including Mr. Wilkie and Mr. Haslam. Sir Edward Carson and Mr. F. E. Smith abstained from voting. The number of Nationalists voting with the Government was seventy-one.