token vote

token vote

n
(Parliamentary Procedure) a Parliamentary vote of money in which the amount quoted to aid discussion is not intended to be binding
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The money was handed over after the Smith came first in the Tesco Bags of Help blue token vote. Under the scheme , grants from the proceeds of carrier bag sales in Tesco stores are awarded to fund community projects.
Jim Hayton's Lowgate Ginny is down in class and up in trip for a modest 680m contest at 9.41 and gets a token vote in a race which makes limited appeal as a betting medium.
Every month, the Asda stores choose three charities to represent in the green token vote. Customers are given tokens at the till that they can put in a box of their choice at the front of the store.
The official Tory opposition lost its nerve and, after a token vote or two, let the government have its way.
Claude Gardiner's Droopys Xavier gets a token vote in a tough-lookingpuppyopenover 515m at 7.46 which features someverypromisingtypes,while fancieslateronthecardareJohn Mullins' LongrangeIvor (9.40) and Blonde Reagan (10.26),a close-upthirdintheSunderland GrandPrixfinallastweekwhen knownasSwiftR eagan .
Ballymac Ace is a token vote in the opener at 7.40, while Platinumlancelot picks himself in the hurdles at 8.15.
The rapidly improving Noirs Serena can exploit a perfect makeup to beat Produce ace Dilemmas Flight in the puppy one-off (8.50pm), whilst Skippers Crew gets a token vote in an uninspiring hurdle contest at 8.15pm.
In a race where stakes should be kept to an absolute minimum, Tunguska Gold earns a token vote.
This is a race best swerved, but a token vote is awarded to Thandis Chi Ki.
Ireland get a token vote at Lansdowne Road because the home front row will be a handful for their guests, who did not impress up front in three of their four Tri-Nations games.
Also open is the 9.00pm where a token vote goes to Dromana The Best in the hope that this step up from A3 is not as big as it looks.
Chris Emmerson reckons Impulsive Patch was not suited by the hare at Sheffield last week so it might be worth forgiving him two modest runs there last week when he goes in the last heat, while Midway Tina gets a token vote in the opener.