Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Schedule 8 — Threshold for Police and Crime Panel Veto of Chief Constable Appointment — 12 Sep 2011 at 21:45

The majority of MPs voted to set the threshold proportion of Police and Crime Panel members required to vote to veto the appointment of a Chief Constable at two-thirds rather than three-quarters.

MPs were considering the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. The motion rejected in this vote was:

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 98.

Lords amendment 98 stated[2][3]:

  • Page 135, line 16, leave out “three-quarters” and insert “two-thirds”

This would have effect on Schedule 8 of the Bill[4][5] titled: "Appointment, suspension and removal of senior police officers" and reduce the threshold for a police and crime panel vetoing the appointment of a Chief Constable appointment from three-quarters to two-thirds. The threshold is set in respect of the number of members of the police and crime panel at the time.


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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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con251 (+1 tell) 0082.4%
DUP0 2025.0%
Lab0 196 (+2 tell)076.7%
LDem49 (+1 tell) 0087.7%
PC0 30100.0%
Total:300 202079.9%

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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