Bus Services Bill — Report on Provision of Concessionary Bus Travel to Apprentices Aged 16 to 18 — 27 Mar 2017 at 17:15
The majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the provision of concessionary bus travel to apprentices aged 16 to 18.
MPs were considering the Bus Services Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Report on the provision of concessionary bus travel to apprentices aged 16 to 18 and stated:
- “(1) The Secretary of State must, within 12 months of the day on which this Act is passed, lay a report before each House of Parliament setting out possible steps to support local transport authorities in providing concessionary bus travel to persons aged 16 to 18 who are participating in statutory apprenticeships.
- (2) Any report under subsection (1) shall include, but will not be limited to, an evaluation of whether section 93(7) of the Transport Act 1985 should be amended to enable local transport authorities to provide concessionary bus travel to persons aged 16 to 18 who are participating in statutory apprenticeships on the same terms as that which may be provided to persons aged 16 to 18 receiving full-time education.
- (3) In this section—
- (a) “local transport authorities” has the meaning given in section 108(4) of the Transport Act 2000; and
- (b) “statutory apprenticeships” has the meaning given in section A11 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.”
The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory note:
- This new clause would require the Secretary of State to publish a report setting out possible steps to support local transport authorities to provide concessionary bus travel to apprentices aged 16 to 18.
The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That the clause be read a Second time.
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||274 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.6%|
|LDem||0||4 (+2 tell)||0||66.7%|