Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 17 — Offence of Failing to Report Harm to a Child — 23 Feb 2015 at 21:00

John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against creating an offence of a failing to report harm to a child.

MPs were considering the Serious Crime Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected[2] in this vote was titled Mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse and sought to create a new offence of failing to report harm to a child. The proposed offence was to only apply to those paid to carry out a role subject to statutory Disclosure and Barring Service checks under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

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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
Con259 (+1 tell) 1086.1%
DUP3 1050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab1 205 (+2 tell)080.6%
LDem40 (+1 tell) 0073.2%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
UKIP0 1050.0%
Total:305 212081.9%

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
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)aye
Jeffrey M. DonaldsonLagan ValleyDUP (front bench)aye
Meg MunnSheffield, HeeleyLabno

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