Abolition of the National Consumer Council and Transfer of Estate Agent Regulation to Powys Trading Standards — 12 Feb 2014 at 21:02
The majority of MPs voted to abolish the National Consumer Council and to transfer the regulation of estate agencies from the Office of Fair Trading to Powys trading standards.
The explanatory memorandum to the regulation summarise its key effects as being:
- To abolish the National Consumer Council as of 1 April 2014 and transfer relevant functions to citizens advice services.
- To transfer the Office of Fair Trading’s estate agency regulation functions to Powys trading standards as of 31 March 2014. (Powys trading standards were appointed through a competitive exercise to become the centre of excellence on estate agency enforcement)
- To transfer some of the Office of Fair Trading’s consumer advice services to citizens advice services as of 1 April 2014.
The text of the approved motion was:
- That the draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Consumer Council and Transfer of the Office of Fair Trading's Functions in relation to Estate Agents etc) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 5 December 2013, be approved.
-  Explanatory memorandum to the ublic Bodies (Abolition of the National Consumer Council and Transfer of the Office of Fair Trading's Functions in relation to Estate Agents etc) Order 2014
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|
|Gregory Campbell||East Londonderry||DUP||aye|
|Jeffrey M. Donaldson||Lagan Valley||DUP (front bench)||aye|
|Sammy Wilson||East Antrim||DUP (front bench)||aye|