Draft Gangmasters (Licensing Authority) Regulations 2014 — Structure of Authority's Board — 16 Jul 2014 at 19:47

The majority of MPs voted to reform the Gangmasters Licensing Authority, and in particular for the authority's board to comprise up to nine members all appointed by the Secretary of State.

Prior to the regulations taking effect the Gangmasters Licensing Authority's Board comprised nineteen representative members of various interested organisations and nine members appointed by various government bodies.

The explanatory notes to the regulations[1] state:

  • Board members will be recruited through open competition rather than by nomination from a panel of named bodies. It will allow for the continuation of the level of engagement afforded by the previous representative Board by introducing an enhanced role for stakeholder advisory groups.

The motion approved by the majority of MPs in this vote was:


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con242 0079.3%
DUP6 0075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab1 191074.4%
LDem44 0078.6%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 3050.0%
Total:294 200077.1%

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

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Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabaye

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