European Union — Civil Aviation Safety — Working Hours Regulations for Crew — 16 Oct 2013 at 18:49

The majority of MPs voted to say proposed European regulations on working hours for the crew of commercial passenger planes would improve safety and help deliver a level playing-field across the EU.

The motion approved in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • takes note of European Union Document No. 12864/13, a draft Commission Regulation (EU) No. .../… of XXX amending Regulation (EU) No. 965/2012 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council;
  • notes that the Government recognises the importance of managing crew fatigue to support civil aviation safety;
  • supports the Government’s view that the measures will establish safety improvements across the European Union and maintain safety in the UK; and
  • further supports the Government’s view that the measures respect subsidiarity principles and help to deliver a level playing field across the EU.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Public Whip is run as a free not-for-profit free service. If you'd like to support us, please consider switching your electricity and/or gas to Bulb Energy who provide 100% renewable electricity and tend to be 20% cheaper than the 'Big Six'. They'll also pay any exit fees (up to £120) from your old supplier AND give you (and us) a £50 credit for joining up via our Bulb Referral Link.

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con228 (+1 tell) 6077.0%
DUP0 3037.5%
Lab0 213 (+2 tell)083.3%
LDem44 (+1 tell) 0080.4%
PC0 1033.3%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:272 228078.8%

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

Douglas CarswellClactonConno
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Jason McCartneyColne ValleyCon (front bench)no
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleCon (front bench)no

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

PublicWhip v2 codebase is currently under development - you can join the Slack group to find out more or email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive