Health and Social Care Bill — Establishment of the Health Service Regulator — Monitor — 6 Sep 2011 at 20:29
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted in favour of creating the health service regulator, Monitor.
The majority of MPs voted in favour of creating Monitor, a health service regulator, with a duty to protect and promote the interests of people who use health care services by promoting provision of health care services which are economic, efficient and effective, and which maintain or improve the quality of the services.
MPs were considering the Health and Social Care Bill which contained provisiona to create Monitor by changing the name of the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts and giving the new body different duties and powers.
- page 83, line 5, leave out Part 3
Part 3 contains the provisions relating to the establishment of Monitor. The effect of the proposed amendment would have been to remove the entire Part 3, the entirety of clauses 57-66 of the Bill, which all relate to Monitor's duties and powers.
-  Monitor is the sector regulator for health services in England.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Health and Social Care Bill (Now the Health and Social Care Act 2012)
-  Official Record, House of Commons, 6 September 2011
-  Amendment sheet for consideration of the Health and Social Care Bill on Tuesday 6 September 2011
-  Health and Social Care Bill as at 18 July 2013
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||255 (+1 tell)||0||0||83.7%|
|Lab||0||219 (+2 tell)||0||85.7%|
|LDem||47 (+1 tell)||0||0||84.2%|