Bus Services Bill [Lords] — Bus companies: limitation of powers of authorities in England — 27 Mar 2017 at 18:45
“Our view is that passengers will see the most benefit where the commissioning and provision of bus services are kept separate…as such we do not think authorities should be able to set up new bus companies.”––[Official Report, Bus Services Public Bill Committee, 14 March 2017; c. 57.]
“are already on a journey here”.
“conventional commercial operations are not the only option.”
“could easily deter investment from the private sector”.
“of course we do not have any evidence for it. I am just looking at what the risks may be.”––[Official Report, Bus Services Public Bill Committee, 14 March 2017; c. 67.]
The House divided:
Ayes 188, Noes 276.
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||272 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.0%|
|Lab||0||183 (+2 tell)||0||80.4%|