Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — After Clause 12 — Restrictions on Time Limits: Actions Brought Against the Crown by Service Personnel — 21 Apr 2021 at 16:40

The majority of MPs voted not to exclude legal actions against the United Kingdom brought by serving or former members of the armed services from proposed, more restrictive, time limits on actions in respect of personal injuries, death or human rights claims, which relate to overseas operations of the armed forces.

MPs were considering the Bill[1][2][3]

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

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 4

Lords amendment 4 was presented under a title: After Clause 12 and stated[4]:

The explanatory notes to the Lords amendments state[5]:

  • Lords Amendment 4 would exclude actions brought against the Crown by serving or former service personnel from the limitation measures introduced by Part 2 of the Bill in relation to personal injury/death and Human Rights Act 1998 claims connected with overseas operations.

MPs had previously voted on the question of adding this text to the Bill on 3 November 2020.


Debate in Parliament |

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%
Con357 (+2 tell) 0098.6%
DUP0 80100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 40100.0%
Lab0 194 (+2 tell)098.5%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 440100.0%
Total:357 268098.7%

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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