NHS — Government Actions — 17 Jul 2013 at 18:51
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
The majority of MPs supported a motion supporting the Government's actions in relation to the NHS
The text of the approved motion:
- this House
- welcomes the Government’s swift action in response to the Francis Report;
- notes the rapid establishment of reviews on key components of the Report’s findings, including the Cavendish review on healthcare assistants, the Clwyd-Hart review on complaints and the Berwick review on patient safety;
- further notes the drive to improve standards through the appointment of a Chief Inspector of Hospitals, the introduction of Ofsted-style ratings and the recruitment of specialist hospital inspectors;
- regrets the Opposition’s continued refusal to support these practical measures to expose and improve poor care;
- welcomes the watershed decision to expose and investigate 14 hospitals with high death rates through the recent Keogh review;
- further notes the Government’s decisive action to drive improvements in these hospitals by placing 11 hospitals in special measures; and
- applauds the Government’s wide-ranging efforts to introduce greater transparency and accountability in the NHS.”
There were no elements of the motion specifically calling for action.
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||236 (+1 tell)||0||0||77.7%|
|Lab||0||209 (+2 tell)||0||81.8%|
|LDem||39 (+1 tell)||0||0||71.4%|