Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading — 31 Mar 2011 at 17:58
The majority of MPs voted to approve the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill and to support it becoming law.
Some of the Bill's key provisions included:
- Introducing directly elected Police and Crime Commissioners to set local policing strategy.
- Giving more powers to local councils in relation to licensing.
- Changing the way demonstrations near Parliament are regulated.
- Empowering the Home Secretary to temporarily ban drugs for up to a year and reforming the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
- A new requirement for private prosecutors to obtain the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions prior to the issue of an arrest warrant for ‘universal jurisdiction’ offences such as war crimes or torture
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||238 (+1 tell)||0||0||78.1%|
|Lab||0||159 (+2 tell)||0||62.4%|
|LDem||36 (+1 tell)||0||0||64.9%|