Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services) Bill — 24 Jan 2017 at 14:29
The majority of MPs voted against regulating industrial action by those providing certain critical national services including railways, operators providing buses, trams and underground railways, the National Health Service and fire and ambulance services.
The motion rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That leave be given to bring in a bill to regulate industrial action by those providing certain critical national services;
- to define critical national services to include railways, operators providing buses, trams and underground railways, the National Health Service and fire and ambulance services;
- to require those taking industrial action in relation to critical national services to demonstrate that the matter in dispute is such that the adverse effects on the provision of service to the public caused by the action is proportionate and reasonable;
- to provide for the High Court in England and Wales and the Court of Session in Scotland to adjudicate on proportionality and reasonableness of action and to determine a minimal required level of service to the public to be provided in the case of such action taking place; and for connected purposes.
The text of the Bill had not been published via the Parliamentary webpage listing bills.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||1||121 (+2 tell)||0||37.7%|
|Lab||150 (+2 tell)||0||0||66.1%|
|Daniel Poulter||Central Suffolk and North Ipswich||Con (front bench)||no|