Modern Slavery Bill — New Clause 22 — Prostitution and sexual exploitation — 4 Nov 2014 at 18:13

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted against undertaking a review of the links between prostitution and human trafficking and sexual exploitation in England and Wales.

The majority of MPs voted against undertaking a review of the links between prostitution and human trafficking and sexual exploitation in England and Wales.

MPs were considering the Modern Slavery Bill[1].

The motion rejected by the majority of MPs taking part in this vote was:

  • That the clause be added to the Bill.

The rejected clause, titled, Prostitution and sexual exploitation stated:

  • (1) The Secretary of State must undertake a review of the links between prostitution and human trafficking and sexual exploitation in England and Wales.
  • (2) The review under subsection (1) must consider—
  • (a) the extent to which the current legislation governing prostitution in England and Wales acts as an effective deterrent to demand for sexual services from exploited persons;
  • (b) the extent to which the current legislation governing prostitution in England and Wales enables effective enforcement action against those trafficking people for sexual exploitation; and
  • (c) the extent to which alternative legal frameworks for governing prostitution adopted by other countries within the European Union, including Northern Ireland, have been effective at reducing sexual exploitation and the number of people trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
  • (3) The review under subsection (1) must be completed and a copy must be laid before Parliament within six months of Royal Assent.

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Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con238 (+2 tell) 1079.5%
DUP0 7087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 212 (+2 tell)082.9%
LDem45 1082.1%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 1016.7%
Total:283 229080.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
Sarah TeatherBrent CentralLDem (front bench)aye

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