Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill — Second Reading — Database of Innovative Treatments — Departure from Accepted Practice — 16 Oct 2015 at 13:31

Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted in favour of a database of innovative medical treatments and to state it is not negligent for a doctor to depart, responsibly, from accepted medical treatments.

The majority of MPs taking part voted in favour of the second reading of the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill[1][2] allowing it to continue on its path to becoming law.

The Bill:

  • Permits the establishment, by Government, of a database of innovative medical treatments carried out by doctors, including the results of such treatments. The database would cover England only.
  • States : "It is not negligent for a doctor to depart from the existing range of accepted medical treatments for a condition if the decision to do so is taken responsibly."

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con32 (+2 tell) 2010.9%
Lab0 17 (+2 tell)08.2%
LDem0 000.0%
Total:32 1909.6%

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)no
Sarah WollastonTotnesCon (front bench)no

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