Crime and Courts Bill — New Clause 3 — Modification of NCA functions — 13 Mar 2013 at 15:45
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted to allow the Home Secretary to confer counter-terrorism functions on the National Crime Agency and remove or modify those functions.
MPs were considering the Crime and Courts Bill. The new clause supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was New Clause 3 titled Modification of NCA functions. The proposed new clause provided a power for the Home Secretary to confer counter-terrorism functions on the National Crime Agency and remove or modify those functions.
The clause included the following caveat relating to Northern Ireland:
- If an order under this section confers an NCA counter-terrorism function, an NCA officer may only carry out activities in Northern Ireland for the purpose of the discharge of the function if the NCA officer does so with the agreement of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Crime and Courts Bill (now an Act)
-  New Clause 3 Proposed for the Crime and Courts Bill, Official Record, House of Commons, 13 March 2013.
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||235 (+1 tell)||0||0||77.4%|
|Lab||0||217 (+2 tell)||0||84.9%|
|LDem||41 (+1 tell)||0||0||73.7%|