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.
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.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, Parliament.uk
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||288 (+2 tell)||0||0||91.5%|
|Lab||2||225 (+2 tell)||0||89.5%|
|Ann Coffey||Stockport||whilst Lab||aye|
|Angela Smith||Penistone and Stocksbridge||whilst Lab (front bench)||aye|