Public Health — 1 Dec 2020 at 18:45
That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 1374), dated 30 November 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 30 November, be approved.
That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Local Authority Enforcement Powers) (England) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 1375), dated 30 November 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 30 November, be approved.
“curb the number of daily infections and reduce the reproduction rate to 1”.-[Official Report, 22 September 2020; Vol. 680, c. 798.]
“a marginal impact on transmission”.
“testing is important, but of course it only matters if people isolate as well.”
“Deferred or cancelled investment in physical capital and lower innovation.
The destruction of valuable firm-specific capital and knowledge, due to business failures.
A loss of human capital due to sustained unemployment and changes to business models away from contact-intensive services.
Early retirement prompted by the pandemic.
Increased loss of days worked due to sick leave.”
“not possible to know with any degree of”
“If you are asked why you favour a particular public-house, it would seem natural to put the beer first, but the thing that most appeals to me…is what people call its ‘atmosphere’.”
“the solid, comfortable ugliness of the nineteenth century”;
“We will again assess each area individually, including Leicestershire, on its own merits.”
“We are driven by the data.”-[Official Report, 1 September 2020; Vol. 679, c. 36.]
“It would not take much loosening for the transmission rate to rise again”.
“If Boris Johnson persists with targeted measures for small areas, you can complain that the patchwork is almost impossible to understand and you would be right. Yet if he simplifies the whole thing, applying restrictions across big regions, you can…point out that he has bundled together places with different infection rates. And you would be right with that criticism, too.”
“was on a trajectory to exceed total NHS capacity in England within weeks”,
“In common with all trust chief executives, I am concerned that some media reports in recent days have suggested the hospitals are under less pressure than last winter. We believe these reports misunderstand and grossly under-estimate what is actually happening and the huge impact that covid has had on operations and capacity in our hospitals”.
“a missed opportunity to help small business owners-not least those who have been excluded from support measures”.
“I am sure we are all irritated that restrictive measures are being proposed, but irritation is not a sufficient basis for a Member of Parliament to oppose them.
“May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please but as the opportunity to do what is right.”
“yet still people listened, because he could provide that one thing that these tortured populations needed more than anything else: hope”-
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||289 (+2 tell)||52 (+2 tell)||1||95.1%|