Orders of the Day — New Clause 24 — Responsibility for children in care who enter custody — 8 Oct 2008 at 17:45
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
'In section 20 of the 1989 Act after subsection (11), insert-
"(12) Where a child was accommodated by the local authority under this section immediately before being detained, the child shall continue to be deemed a "looked after child" for the purposes of section 23(1)(b) and section 24 of this Act save for the provision of accommodation."
(13) In this section "detained" means detained in a remand centre, a young offenders institution or a secure training centre, or any other institution pursuant to an order of a court."
In section 22 of the 1989 Act after subsection (1)(b), insert-
"(c) deemed to be looked after in accordance with section 20(12)."'.- [Tim Loughton.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 198, Noes 289.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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|
|Con||0||136 (+2 tell)||0||71.5%|
|Lab||288 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.1%|