Health and Care Bill — New Clause 4 — Packaging and Labelling of Nicotine Products — 22 Nov 2021 at 18:45
The majority of MPs voted against giving ministers powers to regulate the packaging and labelling of electronic cigarettes and other novel nicotine products including by requiring health warnings and prohibition of branding elements attractive to children.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Packaging and labelling of nicotine products and stated:
- “The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision about the retail packaging and labelling of electronic cigarettes and other novel nicotine products including requirements for health warnings and prohibition of branding elements attractive to children.”
The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement from its proposer:
- This new clause would give powers to the Secretary of State to prohibit branding on e-cigarette packaging which is appealing to children.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Health and Care Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Health and Care Bill as introduced on 6 July 2021, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Health and Care Bill as introduced on 6 July 2021, 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||295 (+2 tell)||3||0||83.1%|
|Lab||0||171 (+2 tell)||0||86.9%|
|Bob Blackman||Harrow East||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Daniel Poulter||Central Suffolk and North Ipswich||Con (front bench)||aye|