Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill — Title — 24 Feb 2017 at 12:00

Theresa May MP, Maidenhead did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted not to require the UK to comply with a European convention aimed at preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

MPs were considering the Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill[1].

The amendment supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • Amendment 16, line 1, leave out
  • “Require the United Kingdom to ratify”

and insert

  • “Make provision in connection with the ratification by the United Kingdom of”.

This amendment changed the title of the Bill from:

to

  • A BILL TO Make provision in connection with the ratification by the United Kingdom of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention); and for connected purposes.

The accepted amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory note:

  • This amendment is consequential on amendment 7.

Amendment 7 was:

  • Clause 2, page 1, line 20, leave out “the Convention will be” and insert “the Secretary of State would expect the Convention to be”

Amendment 7 was accompanied by an explanatory statement saying:

  • This amendment means the Secretary of State will be required to make a statement detailing when she would expect the Istanbul Convention to be ratified, rather than when it will be so ratified.

Sub-clause 2(3) which would be affected by amendment 7 states[2]:

  • When Her Majesty’s Government has determined that the United Kingdom is compliant with the Istanbul Convention, it shall make a statement to each House of Parliament—
  • (a) of its determination, and
  • (b)the date by which the Convention will be ratified.

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Debate in Parliament |

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
Con43 (+1 tell) 2 (+2 tell)014.5%
Independent2 0066.7%
Lab38 0016.5%
LDem2 0022.2%
SNP47 (+1 tell) 0088.9%
Total:132 2022.0%

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 BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellno
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)tellno

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