Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill — Report Stage — Independent regulatory authority for bailiffs and enforcement agents — 27 Jun 2007 at 15:30

Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs 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.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 155079.5%
DUP0 4044.4%
Ind1 10100.0%
Lab279 (+2 tell) 3080.9%
LDem0 52 (+2 tell)085.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
Total:282 217080.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
David DrewStroudLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Austin MitchellGreat GrimsbyLabaye

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