Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 52 — Commission for Equality and Human Rights — 17 Oct 2012 at 18:00

The majority of MPs voted to remove some powers and duties from the Commission for Equality and Human Rights and to reduce the frequency with which the Commission is required to report on progress in society.

Specific powers and duties removed from the commission included:

  • the duty to promote good relations between members of different groups and related powers
  • the power to make arrangements for the provision of conciliation in certain non-employment-related disputes

The reduction in the frequency with which the Commission is required to report on changes and developments in society relevant to its role is from every three to every five years.

MPs were considering the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill[1]. The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment: 56, page 43, line 27, leave out clause 52.

Clause 52[2] was titled Commission for Equality and Human Rights and had the effect described above.


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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%
Con250 (+1 tell) 0082.3%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 214 (+2 tell)084.7%
LDem49 (+1 tell) 0087.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:299 230083.4%

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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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