Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 — Publication of Equality Objectives by Specified Public Bodies — 13 Jul 2011 at 19:38
Stuart Bell MP, Middlesbrough voted against requiring specified public bodies to publish objectives in relation to their duties to promote equality.
The majority of MPs voted to require specified public bodies to publish objectives, setting out what they aim to achieve, in relation to their duties under Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 to:
- a) eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under the Act;
- b) advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it; and
- c) foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.
The public bodies to which this applies are specified in Schedule 19 of the Equality Act 2010
The motion approved by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the draft Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 27 Jun, be approved.
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||no|
|William Cash||Stone||Con (front bench)||no|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Davis||Haltemprice and Howden||Con||no|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||no|
|Dominic Raab||Esher and Walton||Con (front bench)||no|
|Ann Clwyd||Cynon Valley||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Keith Vaz||Leicester East||Lab (minister)||aye|