Scotland Bill — New Clause 19 — Devolution of Powers Relating to Food Labelling and Content — 15 Mar 2011 at 22:00

The majority of MPs voted against devolving powers relating food content and labeling to Scotland.

MPs were considering the Scotland Bill[1]. The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:

  • Regulation of food labelling and content
  • ‘In Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (reserved matters: specific reservations), at the end of section C8 to add the words “but this exception does not permit the Scottish Parliament to legislate on food content or labelling of foodstuffs that are placed for sale within Scotland”.’.


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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
Con258 (+1 tell) 0084.6%
DUP2 0025.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab1 136 (+2 tell)053.9%
LDem39 (+1 tell) 0070.2%
PC2 0066.7%
SDLP2 0066.7%
SNP6 00100.0%
Total:311 136070.2%

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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Bill EstersonSefton CentralLab (minister)no

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