Defamation Bill — New Clause 2 — Regulation of Payments for Legal Services In Defamation Cases — 12 Sep 2012 at 15:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted not to exempt defamation cases from capping of no-win no-fee success fees and provisions to prevent costs awards relating to legal insurance premiums.
MPs were considering the Defamation Bill. The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was:
- Sections 44 and 46 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 shall not apply in relation to civil actions for defamation, malicious falsehood, breach of confidence, privacy or publication proceedings.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||233 (+2 tell)||0||0||77.0%|
|Lab||0||189 (+2 tell)||0||74.3%|