NHS Funding Bill — New Clause 4 — Annual Statement on Sufficiency of NHS Funding to Meet Targets — 4 Feb 2020 at 17:29

The majority of MPs voted not to require an annual statement on if NHS is sufficient to meet the performance targets set out in the NHS Constitution and, if not, what steps the Secretary of State is taking to ensure that those targets are met.

This was a division in which only MPs from constituencies in England were eligible to vote.

MPs were considering the NHS Funding Bill[1]

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled:Annual statement on performance

and stated:

  • The Secretary of State must make a statement to the House of Commons no later than 31 March each year setting out—
  • (a) whether in the Secretary of State’s opinion the amount specified in section 1(1) for the following financial year is sufficient to meet the performance targets set out in the NHS constitution, and
  • (b) if in the Secretary of State’s opinion the amount specified in section 1(1) for the following financial year is not sufficient to meet the performance targets set out in the NHS constitution, what steps Secretary of State is taking to ensure that those targets are met.”

The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement from its proposer:

  • This new clause would require the Secretary of State to report annually on whether the allotment to the health service specified in section 1(1) year is sufficient to meet the performance targets set out in the NHS Constitution and, if not, what steps Secretary of State is taking to ensure that those targets are met.
  • [1] Parliament's webpage on the NHS Funding Bill

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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con294 (+2 tell) 0081.1%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 154 (+2 tell)077.2%
LDem0 7063.6%
Total:294 162079.4%

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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