Mesothelioma Bill — New Clause 2 — Divert Up to 1% of Payment Scheme Levy to Fund Research — 7 Jan 2014 at 14:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted against up to 1% of the levy on insurers designed to fund the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme being used to fund additional research into mesothelioma.
MPs were considering the Mesothelioma Bill. The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That the clause be read a Second time.
The clause in question, which has the effect described above, can be found in the Hansard.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Mesothelioma Bill (now an Act).
-  Official Record, House of Commons, 7 January 2014
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||226 (+2 tell)||7 (+1 tell)||0||77.4%|
|Lab||0||204 (+1 tell)||0||79.8%|
|Stephen Barclay||North East Cambridgeshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Conor Burns||Bournemouth West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Tracey Crouch||Chatham and Aylesford||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Phillip Lee||Bracknell||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mark Reckless||Rochester and Strood||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Craig Whittaker||Calder Valley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Sarah Wollaston||Totnes||Con (front bench)||tellaye|