Protection of Freedoms Bill (Ways and Means) — Clause 20 — National Security: Appointment of Commissioner — 10 Oct 2011 at 20:44
Amendment proposed: 108, page 13, line 26, leave out from ‘must’ to end of line 28 and insert-
‘place a report in both Houses, after consultation with the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), on the suitability of a Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material (referred to in this section and sections 21 and 22 as “the Commissioner”.
‘(1A) Subject to the approval of a report laid under subsection (1) by resolution of both Houses of Parliament, the Secretary of State may appoint a Commissioner to be known as the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material.’.-(Mr Hanson.)
Question put, That the amendment be made.
The House divided:
Ayes 227, Noes 291.
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||244 (+1 tell)||2||0||80.7%|
|Lab||0||218 (+2 tell)||0||85.3%|
|LDem||44 (+1 tell)||0||0||78.9%|