Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 41 — Conditional fee agreements: success fees — 2 Nov 2011 at 18:00
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (No).
Question accordingly negatived.
The Deputy Speaker then put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83E).
Amendment proposed: 163, page 29, line 41, at end insert-
‘(7) The amendments made by subsections (2) and (4) do not apply in relation to a success fee payable under a conditional fee agreement made in relation to-
(a) any proceedings based on a claim of defamation; or
(b) any proceedings based on a claim of privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights; or
(c) any proceedings arising out of the same cause of action as any proceedings to which paragraphs (a) or (b) refer.’.-(Chris Bryant.)
The House divided:
Ayes 222, Noes 305.
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||264 (+2 tell)||0||0||86.9%|
|Lab||0||216 (+2 tell)||0||84.5%|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem||aye|
|David Ward||Bradford East||LDem||aye|