Charities Act 2011 (Amendment) Bill — Presumption of Charitable Status for Religious Institutions — 19 Dec 2012 at 14:59
The majority of MPs voted to restore a presumption of charitable status for religious institutions.
The motion approved in this vote was:
- That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Charities Act 2011 to treat all religious institutions as charities; and for connected purposes.
At this stage there was no published Bill. The proposer gave a speech explaining the intent of the proposed Bill and the reason he believed it was required.
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||116 (+2 tell)||1 (+2 tell)||0||39.7%|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Mark Reckless||Rochester and Strood||Con (front bench)||tellno|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Bill Esterson||Sefton Central||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Glenda Jackson||Hampstead and Kilburn||Lab (minister)||no|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||no|