Temporary Standing Order — European Statutory Instruments Committee — Membership — At Least Seven Women and At Least Seven Men — 16 Jul 2018 at 23:04
The majority of MPs voted for the sixteen members of the European Statutory Instruments Committee to include at least seven women and at least seven men.
MPs were considering a motion beginning:
- That the following Standing Order shall have effect for the remainder of this Parliament:—
- (1) There shall be a select committee, called the European Statutory Instruments Committee, to examine and report on—
- (i) any of the following documents laid before the House of Commons in accordance with paragraph 3(3)(b) or 17(3)(b) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018—
- (a) a draft of an instrument; and
- (b) a memorandum setting out both a statement made by a Minister of the Crown to the effect that in the Minister’s opinion the instrument should be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament (the negative procedure) and the reasons for that opinion, and
- (ii) any matter arising from its consideration of such documents.
- (6) The committee shall consist of sixteen Members.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- Amendment proposed: (a), in paragraph (6), at end add
- ‘of whom at least seven shall be women and at least seven shall be men.’.
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|
|Con||13 (+1 tell)||50 (+2 tell)||2||21.5%|
|SNP||8 (+1 tell)||0||0||25.7%|
|Alistair Burt||North East Bedfordshire||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Alun Cairns||Vale of Glamorgan||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Geoffrey Cox||Torridge and West Devon||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mims Davies||Eastleigh||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Vicky Ford||Chelmsford||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Mark Garnier||Wyre Forest||Con||aye|
|David Gauke||South West Hertfordshire||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Richard Harrington||Watford||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Gillian Keegan||Chichester||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Andrea Leadsom||South Northamptonshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Brandon Lewis||Great Yarmouth||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Paul Masterton||East Renfrewshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Maria Miller||Basingstoke||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Matthew Offord||Hendon||Con (front bench)||both|
|Jim Shannon||Strangford||DUP (front bench)||aye|
|Alok Sharma||Reading West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Heather Wheeler||South Derbyshire||Con (front bench)||both|