London Local Authorities Bill — Closure of Debate on Amendments — 21 Feb 2012 at 21:30
The majority of MPs voted to bring a debate on more powers for local authorities in London to a close.
MPs were considering the London Local Authorities Bill. The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Question be now put.
Once this motion was passed it brought the debate on amendments 22, 23, 24, 61, 41, 63, 25 to 27, 64, 28, 42, P1, 29, 30, 43, 66, 67, 44, 45, 69 to 74, 31, 75, 46, 47, 32, 48, 49, P2, 33, 60, 51, 76, 52 to 54, 77 to 82, 55, 34, 56 to 58 and P40 to an end.
The Bill sought to confer further powers on local authorities in London including:
- the issuing of penalty charges for littering and dog-related offences
- miscellaneous provisions related to public health, environmental protection and highways
- provision for local authorities to serve management orders on owners of houses in multiple occupation that require maintenance
- changes to the powers of entry by ‘appropriate officers’ to houses
- miscellaneous provisions for the licensing of premises.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||71 (+2 tell)||12 (+2 tell)||0||28.4%|
|Steven Baker||Wycombe||Con (front bench)||no|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Fiona Bruce||Congleton||Con (front bench)||no|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||no|
|Bernard Jenkin||Harwich and North Essex||Con (front bench)||no|
|Edward Leigh||Gainsborough||Con (front bench)||no|
|Nigel Mills||Amber Valley||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Mowat||Warrington South||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Nuttall||Bury North||Con (front bench)||no|
|Jacob Rees-Mogg||North East Somerset||Con (front bench)||no|
|Robert Syms||Poole||Con (front bench)||no|
|Andrew Turner||Isle of Wight||Con (front bench)||no|