Consumer Rights Bill — New Clause 13 — Labelling of Halal and Kosher Meat — 13 May 2014 at 18:45
The majority of MPs voted against requiring products containing halal and kosher meat to be labelled as such.
MPs were considering the Consumer Rights Bill. The text of the proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- Goods to be as described: meat products
- ‘(1) All products containing halal and kosher meat shall be labelled as such at the point of sale by retail and food outlets.
- (2) A food outlet is anywhere where food is served to the public.’.
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||234 (+2 tell)||9 (+2 tell)||3||82.2%|
|Andrew Percy||Brigg and Goole||Con (front bench)||both|
|Charles Walker||Broxbourne||Con (front bench)||aye|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Jason McCartney||Colne Valley||Con (front bench)||both|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Simon Reevell||Dewsbury||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Andrew Miller||Ellesmere Port and Neston||Lab (minister)||no|
|Andrew Turner||Isle of Wight||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Andrew Bridgen||North West Leicestershire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|James Gray||North Wiltshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Nigel Evans||Ribble Valley||Con||aye|
|Philip Davies||Shipley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Gordon Henderson||Sittingbourne and Sheppey||Con (front bench)||both|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||aye|