Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Schedule 8 — Threshold for Police and Crime Panel Veto of Chief Constable Appointment — 12 Sep 2011 at 21:45
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted to set the threshold proportion of Police and Crime Panel members required to vote to veto the appointment of a Chief Constable at two-thirds rather than three-quarters.
MPs were considering the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 98.
- Page 135, line 16, leave out “three-quarters” and insert “two-thirds”
This would have effect on Schedule 8 of the Bill titled: "Appointment, suspension and removal of senior police officers" and reduce the threshold for a police and crime panel vetoing the appointment of a Chief Constable appointment from three-quarters to two-thirds. The threshold is set in respect of the number of members of the police and crime panel at the time.
-  Parliament's webpage on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011
-  Lords amendments to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - 22 July 2011
-  Page of Lords amendments to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - 22 July 2011 - containing amendment 98
-  Version of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill to which the amendments relate.
-  Schedule 8 of the version of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill to which the amendments relate.
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||251 (+1 tell)||0||0||82.4%|
|Lab||0||196 (+2 tell)||0||76.7%|
|LDem||49 (+1 tell)||0||0||87.7%|