Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading — 12 Feb 2019 at 18:54

The majority of MPs voted in favour of new arrangements for the authorisation of the deprivation of people's liberty in the context of health and social care.

MPs were considering the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill[1][2].

The Bill provided for responsible bodies (councils, hospital managers, or NHS organisations) to authorise arrangements giving rise to a deprivation of a person’s liberty, with authorisations in some cases based on statements by care home managers. The Bill also provided for arrangements relating to advocacy for those subject to deprivation of liberty.

The motion supported by the majority of MPs was:

  • That the Bill be now read the Third time.

support for the motion enabled the Bill to continue on its path to becoming law.

Debate in Parliament |

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con288 (+2 tell) 0091.5%
DUP9 0090.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 2025.0%
Lab2 225 (+2 tell)089.5%
LDem0 9081.8%
PC0 40100.0%
Total:299 241089.6%

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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Ann CoffeyStockportwhilst Labaye
Angela SmithPenistone and Stocksbridgewhilst Lab (front bench)aye

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