Bus Services Bill — Ban on Local Government in England Running Bus Services — 27 Mar 2017 at 18:45

Theresa May MP, Maidenhead did not vote.

The majority of MPs voted to ban English local councils, and other local government bodies, from running bus services.

MPs were considering the Bus Services Bill[1].

The proposed amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 1, page 78, line 4, leave out clause 22

Clause 22 of the Bill[2] was titled Bus companies: limitation of powers of authorities in England and the operative subclause (1) stated:

  • (1) A relevant authority may not, in exercise of any of its powers, form a company for the purpose of providing a local service.

The relevant authorities are English county and district councils, combined authorities, Integrated Transport Authorities and Passenger Transport Executives.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con272 (+2 tell) 0083.0%
DUP3 0037.5%
Lab0 183 (+2 tell)080.4%
LDem0 5055.6%
UUP1 0050.0%
Total:276 188080.8%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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