Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North of England, North East and North West of England and Obligations of Undertakings (England) etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 — 21 Oct 2020 at 19:42
The majority of MPs voted to approve a ban on gatherings of two or more people indoors, unless exemptions apply, in Durham County, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland.
The exemptions covered "permitted organised gatherings, criminal justice accommodation, support groups, marriage and civil partnerships where no more than 15 persons may gather, funerals of not more than 30 people, weddings and civil partnership receptions of no more than 15 people, visiting persons receiving treatment, protests, elite sport and exemptions for permitted indoor sports gatherings".
Exemptions also applied "where all the people in the gathering are from the same household or support bubble, where the gathering is reasonably necessary for work purposes, for the provision of voluntary or charitable services, for the purposes of education or training, for the purposes of registered childcare, supervised activities for children or informal childcare provided by a linked childcare household, to provide emergency assistance, to avoid injury or illness or to escape a risk of harm, to provide care or assistance to a vulnerable person, to provide contact between parents and children or to facilitate a house move".
The regulations came into force on 30th September 2020.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North of England, North East and North West of England and Obligations of Undertakings (England) etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 1057), dated 30 September 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 30 September, be approved.
-  Explanatory memorandum to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North of England, North East and North West of England and Obligations of Undertakings (England) etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Legislation.gov.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|
|Graham Brady||Altrincham and Sale West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Desmond Swayne||New Forest West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Charles Walker||Broxbourne||Con (front bench)||no|