Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill — New Clause 15 — Waste Minimisation — 21 Feb 2005 at 18:45
Stuart Bell MP, Middlesbrough voted with the majority (No).
The no voters chose not to include the following clause in the Gating Orders Bill. The clause would have called for more effort to be put into waste (garbage) minimisation.
'(1) The Secretary of State shall consult waste collection and waste disposal authorities on the introduction of statutory targets for the minimisation of municipal waste.
(2) The Secretary of State shall consult representatives of industry on the potential for minimisation of waste of—
(a) statutory waste minimisation targets;
(b) statutory requirements for substitution of materials that are hazardous, difficult to recover, or difficult to recycle; and
(c) market incentives to promote the redesigning of products to extend their useful life and limit unrecoverable waste.'.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||246 (+2 tell)||0||0||60.8%|
|LDem||0||22 (+2 tell)||0||43.6%|