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.


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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con71 (+2 tell) 12 (+2 tell)028.4%
DUP4 0050.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab52 0020.2%
LDem19 0033.3%
SDLP1 0033.3%
Total:149 12026.0%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Steven BakerWycombeCon (front bench)no
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellno
Fiona BruceCongletonCon (front bench)no
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)tellno
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexCon (front bench)no
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)no
Jonathan LordWokingConno
Nigel MillsAmber ValleyCon (front bench)no
David MowatWarrington SouthCon (front bench)no
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetCon (front bench)no
Robert SymsPooleCon (front bench)no
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)no

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