Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice — 7 Sep 2011 at 14:00

Kenneth Clarke MP, Rushcliffe voted against a proposal to require independent advice be made available to women requesting an abortion.

The majority of MPs voted against a proposal to require independent advice be made available to women requesting an abortion.

The proposal was debated as the Health and Social Care Bill 2011[1] was being debated.

The text of the rejected amendment, number 1221[2], was:

  • page 9, line 37, at end insert-
  • ( ) After paragraph 8 insert-
  • "Provision of independent information, advice and counselling services for women requesting a termination of pregnancy
  • 8A (1) A local authority must make available to women requesting termination of pregnancy from any clinical commissioning group the option of receiving independent information, advice and counselling.
  • (2) In this paragraph, information, advice and counselling are independent where they are provided by either-
  • (a) a private body that does not itself refer, provide or have any financial interest in providing for the termination of pregnancies; or
  • (b) a statutory body.’.-

The rejected amendment was proposed by Conservative MP Nadine Dorries.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con114 93 (+2 tell)168.6%
DUP0 6075.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Lab209 (+2 tell) 11086.0%
LDem41 3077.2%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
Total:367 117176.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Nigel AdamsSelby and AinstyConaye
Peter AldousWaveneyConaye
David AmessSouthend WestConaye
Richard BaconSouth NorfolkConaye
Steven BakerWycombeConaye
Tony BaldryBanburyConaye
Henry BellinghamNorth West NorfolkConaye
Jake BerryRossendale and DarwenConaye
Brian BinleyNorthampton SouthContellaye
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastConaye
Nicola BlackwoodOxford West and AbingdonConaye
Peter BoneWellingboroughContellaye
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestConaye
Julian BrazierCanterburyConaye
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireConaye
Fiona BruceCongletonConaye
Robert BucklandSouth SwindonConaye
Conor BurnsBournemouth WestConaye
David BurrowesEnfield, SouthgateConaye
Alun CairnsVale of GlamorganConaye
William CashStoneConaye
Rehman ChishtiGillingham and RainhamConaye
James ClappisonHertsmereConaye
Therese CoffeySuffolk CoastalConaye
Oliver ColvilePlymouth, Sutton and DevonportConaye
Stephen CrabbPreseli PembrokeshireConaye
Philip DaviesShipleyConaye
Nick de BoisEnfield NorthConaye
Nadine DorriesMid BedfordshireConaye
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenConaye
Jonathan EvansCardiff NorthConaye
David EvennettBexleyheath and CrayfordConaye
Liam FoxNorth SomersetConaye
Richard FullerBedfordConaye
Mark GarnierWyre ForestConaye
John GlenSalisburyConaye
Robert GoodwillScarborough and WhitbyConaye
Helen GrantMaidstone and The WealdConaye
James GrayNorth WiltshireConaye
Chris GraylingEpsom and EwellConaye
Ben GummerIpswichConaye
Robert HalfonHarlowConaye
Greg HandsChelsea and FulhamConaye
John HayesSouth Holland and The DeepingsConaye
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConaye
Damian HindsEast HampshireConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringConaye
Gerald HowarthAldershotConaye
Stewart JacksonPeterboroughConaye
Sajid JavidBromsgroveConaye
Daniel KawczynskiShrewsbury and AtchamConaye
Chris KellyDudley SouthConaye
Andrea LeadsomSouth NorthamptonshireConaye
Jessica LeeErewashConaye
Jeremy LefroyStaffordConaye
Edward LeighGainsboroughConaye
David LidingtonAylesburyConaye
Jonathan LordWokingConaye
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamConaye
Anne MainSt AlbansConaye
Paul MaynardBlackpool North and CleveleysConaye
Karl McCartneyLincolnConaye
Stephen McPartlandStevenageConaye
Mark MenziesFyldeConaye
Patrick MercerNewarkConaye
Stephen MetcalfeSouth Basildon and East ThurrockConaye
Maria MillerBasingstokeConaye
Nicky MorganLoughboroughConaye
Stephen MosleyCity of ChesterConaye
Brooks NewmarkBraintreeConaye
David NuttallBury NorthConaye
Eric OllerenshawLancaster and FleetwoodConaye
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireConaye
Christopher PincherTamworthConaye
Mark PritchardThe WrekinConaye
Mark RecklessRochester and StroodConaye
John RedwoodWokinghamConaye
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetConaye
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyConaye
Andrew RosindellRomfordConaye
David RutleyMacclesfieldConaye
Lee ScottIlford NorthConaye
Andrew SelousSouth West BedfordshireConaye
Alec ShelbrookeElmet and RothwellConaye
Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsConaye
Iain StewartMilton Keynes SouthConaye
Gary StreeterSouth West DevonConaye
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestConaye
Justin TomlinsonNorth SwindonConaye
Martin VickersCleethorpesConaye
Charles WalkerBroxbourneConaye
Ben WallaceWyre and Preston NorthConaye
Craig WhittakerCalder ValleyConaye
John WhittingdaleMaldonConaye
Rob WilsonReading EastConaye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConboth
Joe BentonBootleLabaye
Rosie CooperWest LancashireLabaye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabaye
Thomas DochertyDunfermline and West FifeLabaye
Robert FlelloStoke-on-Trent SouthLabaye
Mary GlindonNorth TynesideLabaye
Tom GreatrexRutherglen and Hamilton WestLabaye
Stephen PoundEaling NorthLabaye
Frank RoyMotherwell and WishawLabaye
Gavin ShukerLuton SouthLabaye
Keith VazLeicester EastLabaye
Alan BeithBerwick-upon-TweedLDemaye
Gordon BirtwistleBurnleyLDemaye
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDemaye

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