Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill — New Clause 91 — Review of Criminal Offences in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 — 5 Jul 2021 at 18:30
The majority of MPs voted against a review of the criminal offences in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
The proposed new clause rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was titled: Review of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and stated:
- (1) The Secretary of State must conduct a review of the criminal offences in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
- (2) In undertaking the review, the Secretary of State must consult—
- (a) the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs;
- (b) the Scottish Ministers;
- (c) the Welsh Ministers;
- (d) the Northern Ireland Department of Health, and
- (e) any other person the Secretary of State considers appropriate.
- (3) The Secretary of State must, before the end of the period of 9 months beginning with the day on which this Act comes into force, lay before Parliament a report on the review, including any proposals for legislative change
The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement from its proposer:
- This new clause would require the Secretary of State to undertake a review of the criminal offences set out in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts 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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||358 (+2 tell)||0||0||98.9%|
|SNP||0||43 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|