NHS Reforms — Market Based Approach — 9 May 2011 at 18:28
The majority of MPs voted against fundamentally changing the Government's plans for NHS reforms including dropping the proposed market-based approach.
The text of the rejected motion read:
- That this House
- notes the growing concerns over the Government’s handling of the NHS and the effect its policies are having on hospitals and patient care; and
- calls on the Government to uphold the Coalition Agreement promise to stop the top-down reorganisations of the NHS which have got in the way of patient care, to use the present pause in the progress of the Health and Social Care Bill to make fundamental changes, including dropping the damaging and unjustified market-based approach, and to concentrate efforts instead on achieving sound efficiencies, better clinical quality and improved integration of services.
-  The Coalition: our programme for government in PDF Format - 20 May 2010
-  Parliament's webpage on the Health and Social Care Bill (now the Health and Social Care Act 2012)
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||250 (+1 tell)||0||0||82.0%|
|Lab||0||227 (+2 tell)||0||89.1%|
|LDem||33 (+1 tell)||0||1||61.4%|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||both|