Domestic Abuse Bill — Effective Protection and Support for all Victims of Domestic Abuse — 15 Apr 2021 at 15:45

The majority of MPs voted against requiring the Government to provide all victims of domestic abuse with effective support and protection.

MPs were considering the Domestic Abuse Bill.[1][2]

The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 43

Lords amendment 43[3] stated:

  • Insert the following new Clause—
  • Effective protection and support for all victims of domestic abuse
  • (1) The Secretary of State must take steps to ensure that all victims of domestic abuse, irrespective of their status, receive—
  • (a) equally effective protection against domestic abuse, and
  • (b) equally effective support.
  • (2) In this section—
  • “status” includes a status for the purpose of Article 4(3) of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence and any combined forms of such status;
  • “victims of domestic abuse” includes persons who are reasonably believed to be at risk of domestic abuse.”

The explanatory notes to the Lords amendments[4] stated:


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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con351 (+2 tell) 1097.3%
DUP0 80100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 40100.0%
Lab0 195 (+2 tell)099.0%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
Total:351 226098.0%

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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Jason McCartneyColne ValleyConno

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