Overseas Operations (Service Personnel And Veterans) Bill — Presumption Against Prosecution — Second Reading — 23 Sep 2020 at 18:50
The majority of MPs voted to introduce a presumption against prosecution in respect of conduct by British armed services personnel on overseas operations, and to require the consent of the Attorney General (or Advocate General for Northern Ireland) in respect of such prosecutions relating to criminal allegations over five years old.
MPs were considering the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel And Veterans) Bill.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Support for this motion enabled the Bill to continue on its path to becoming law.
- Parliament's webpage on the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel And Veterans) 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||326 (+2 tell)||0||0||90.1%|
|SNP||0||45 (+2 tell)||0||97.9%|