Bus Services Bill — New Clause 1 — National Strategy for Buses — 27 Mar 2017 at 17:00
John Baron MP, Basildon and Billericay did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted to create a national strategy for buses.
MPs were considering the Bus Services Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: National strategy and stated:
- (1) The Secretary of State must, within 12 months of the day on which this Act is passed, publish a national strategy for local bus services setting out the objectives, targets and funding provisions for rural, urban and inter-urban local bus services in the ten years after Royal Assent is given to this Act.
- (2) The national strategy must include a consideration of a reduced fare concessionary scheme for young people aged 16 to 19.”
The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory note:
- This new clause would require the Secretary of State to publish a national strategy for buses.
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||275 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.9%|
|Lab||0||188 (+2 tell)||0||82.6%|