Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 — Strengthening Police Notification Requirements — 27 Jun 2012 at 19:32
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted to strengthen requirements on sex offenders to notify police of foreign travel, residence, banking and identity information.
The majority of MPs voted to strengthen the notification requirements which apply to sex offenders under Part 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, requiring notification to the police of all foreign travel and of information in relation to residence, banking arrangements and passports and other forms of identification.
Further requirements include notification of information on residence on a weekly basis where where there is no sole or main residence and to notify where the offender stays for at least 12 hours in a household with a child.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That the draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 5 March 2012, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.
-  Draft Explanatory Memorandum to the The Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 (PDF)
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Bill Cash||Stone||Con (front bench)||no|
|Chris Heaton-Harris||Daventry||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||no|
|Alex Cunningham||Stockton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Mann||Bassetlaw||Lab (minister)||no|
|Alan Whitehead||Southampton, Test||Lab (minister)||no|