Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 4 — Armed Forces Mental Health Care Review — 13 Jul 2021 at 17:15

The majority of MPs voted not to require a review of the mental health treatment provided to Armed Forces personnel.

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

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Armed Forces Mental Health Care review and stated:

  • (1) The Secretary of State must publish a report containing a review of the mental health treatment provided to Armed Forces personnel through the—
  • (a) Defence Medical Services,
  • (b) Departments of Community Mental Health and the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, and
  • (c) Reserves Mental Health Programme.
  • (2) The report under subsection (1) must be laid before Parliament within three months of the date on which this Act is passed.

The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement from its proposer:

  • This new clause would require the government to conduct a formal review of the standards of mental health care available for serving personnel


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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alba0 20100.0%
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con360 (+2 tell) 0099.5%
DUP0 80100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 40100.0%
Lab0 195 (+2 tell)099.0%
LDem0 120100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 450100.0%
Total:361 271099.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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