Draft Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012 — Minimum Welfare Standards — 30 Oct 2012 at 15:21
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted to introduce a set of minimum welfare standards for all ‘wild’ animals used by travelling circuses in England.
The majority of MPs voted to introduce a set of minimum welfare standards for all ‘wild’ animals (meaning an animal belonging to a species which is not normally domesticated in Great Britain) used by travelling circuses in England.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That the draft Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 12 July, be approved.
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|
|Con||229 (+2 tell)||6||0||77.7%|
|Lab||0||168 (+2 tell)||0||67.2%|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||no|
|Tracey Crouch||Chatham and Aylesford||Con (front bench)||no|
|Zac Goldsmith||Richmond Park||Con (front bench)||no|
|Mark Reckless||Rochester and Strood||Con (front bench)||no|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||no|
|Mike Weatherley||Hove||Con (front bench)||no|
|Nigel Dodds||Belfast North||DUP (front bench)||no|
|Bob Russell||Colchester||LDem (front bench)||no|