Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content — 15 Mar 2011 at 22:00
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against devolving powers relating food content and labeling to Scotland.
The majority of MPs voted against devolving powers relating food content and labeling to Scotland.
MPs were considering the Scotland Bill. The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- Regulation of food labelling and content
- ‘In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (reserved matters: specific reservations), at the end of section C8 to add the words “but this exception does not permit the Scottish Parliament to legislate on food content or labelling of foodstuffs that are placed for sale within Scotland”.’.
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||258 (+1 tell)||0||0||84.6%|
|Lab||1||136 (+2 tell)||0||53.9%|
|LDem||39 (+1 tell)||0||0||70.2%|
|Bill Esterson||Sefton Central||Lab (minister)||no|