Civil Liability Bill — Third Reading — Set Tarriff of Damages for Whiplash Injuries — 23 Oct 2018 at 19:00
The majority of MPs voted in favour of a set tariff of damages for whiplash injuries and related minor psychological injuries.
MPs were considering the Civil Liability Bill.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Bill be now read the Third time.
The support of the majority of MPs enabled the Bill to continue on its path to becoming law.
- Defined whiplash injuries which the Bill would impact, limiting them to cases involving the use of a motor vehicle other than a motor cycle on a road or other public place in England or Wales.
- Permitted the setting of a fixed tariff for damages in respect of whiplash injuries which did not, or are not expected to, last longer than two years; with allowance for exceptional circumstances.
- Requires medical evidence before a whiplash claim can be settled
-  Parliament's webpage on the Civil Liability Bill
-  Explanatory notes to the provisions of the Civil Liability Bill
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||285 (+2 tell)||0||0||90.5%|
|Lab||0||225 (+2 tell)||0||87.3%|