High Speed Rail (West Midlands — Crewe) Bill — New Clause 5 — Non-Disclosure Agreements — 15 Jul 2019 at 19:30
The majority of MPs voted not to ban the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) primary contractor from entering into non-disclosure agreements unless they are deemed in the public interest.
MPs were considering the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill
The proposed new clause rejected by a majority of MPs in this vote was titled:Non-Disclosure Agreements and began with its key operative clause:
- (1) The nominated undertaker, or any subcontractors thereof, must not enter into any non-disclosure agreement with any party in connection with the scheduled works unless the assessor of non-disclosure agreements related to the scheduled works (“the assessor”) has certified that it is in the public interest.
Further subclauses deal with the appointment of the assessor and the definition of terms.
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||239 (+2 tell)||12||0||81.1%|
|Lab||0||189 (+2 tell)||0||77.3%|
|Bill Cash||Stone||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Dame Cheryl Gillan||Chesham and Amersham||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|
|David Jones||Clwyd West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jeremy Lefroy||Stafford||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Tim Loughton||East Worthing and Shoreham||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Owen Paterson||North Shropshire||Con||aye|
|Antoinette Sandbach||Eddisbury||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Bob Seely||Isle of Wight||Con (front bench)||aye|
|William Wragg||Hazel Grove||Con (front bench)||aye|