Serious Crime Bill — New Clause 19 — Child Abduction Warning Notices and Orders — 23 Feb 2015 at 21:00

The majority of MPs voted against introducing child abduction warning notices and orders which ban an individual from being in the company of a specified child.

MPs were considering the Serious Crime Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was would have introduced child abduction warning notices and orders as well as related provisions including the power of arrest for the breach of such a notice / order. A notice would ban an individual from being in the company of a specific child.

An explanation of the intent of the rejected amendment was provided:

  • This amendment establishes child abduction warning notices (CAWNs) on a statutory basis, addressing concerns raised in the House of Lords on the issue, by introducing a two-stage process providing judicial oversight, without compromising the ability of the police to issue a CAWN without delay. The proposed process is similar to that in place for Domestic Violence Prevention Notices/Domestic Violence Prevention Orders (DVPN/DVPO).


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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con262 (+1 tell) 0086.8%
DUP0 4050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab0 203 (+2 tell)079.5%
LDem43 (+1 tell) 0078.6%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
Total:306 212082.3%

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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