Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill — Report Stage — Independent regulatory authority for bailiffs and enforcement agents — 27 Jun 2007 at 15:30
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).
'(1) The Lord Chancellor must by regulations establish an independent regulatory authority for bailiffs and enforcement agents.
(2) Regulations under subsection (1) must make provision for-
(a) the licensing of enforcement agents;
(b) the approval of the businesses and organisations which employ them;
(c) the accreditation of the professional bodies which represent them;
(d) the setting of standards of conduct;
(e) the monitoring of performance;
(f) the investigation of complaints;
(g) the punishment of failure to comply with standards of conduct; and
(h) the provision of redress where appropriate.'.- [Mr. Austin Mitchell.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 217, Noes 282.
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||279 (+2 tell)||3||0||80.9%|
|LDem||0||52 (+2 tell)||0||85.7%|
|David Drew||Stroud||Lab (minister)||aye|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||aye|
|Austin Mitchell||Great Grimsby||Lab (minister)||aye|