Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for Key Health Workers — 8 Feb 2017 at 20:51
The majority of MPs voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key health workers to be required for such action to be lawful.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 5 December 2016, be approved.
The regulations defined those working in
- emergency ambulance services
- hospital accident and emergency services
- hospital high-dependency, intensive care units
- certain psychiatric, obstetric and midwifery services
as providers of "important public services" in relation to which there is a requirement for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action for such action to be lawful.
The provision allowing regulations defining "important public services" which are subject to the 40% threshold was introduced by section 3 of the Trade Union Act 2016 which amends section 226 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
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.
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