Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians, etc.) Bill — Curtail Debate and Move to a Vote — 3 Dec 2021 at 13:09

The majority of MPs voted not to end the debate and move to a vote on giving performers a right to equitable remuneration in respect to music made available electronically on-demand.

MPs were considering the Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians, etc.) Bill.[1][2][3]

The Bill provided for performers to be given a right to equitable remuneration in respect to music made available electronically on-demand.

The motion to curtail debate and move to a vote was triggered by the MP who had brought in the Bill, so appeared to be an attempt to progress the Bill, to see if a majority of MPs would support its second reading, and allow it to continue on its path to becoming law.

As it was the debate was adjourned when the allocated time ran out. The debate was nominally scheduled to resume on Friday 10 December. Generally on Fridays far more Bills are scheduled than are debated however so a rescheduled debate is not guaranteed to occur.

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

  • That the Question be now put.

The motion which had been under consideration was:

  • That the Bill be now read a Second time.


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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
Con59 (+2 tell) 5018.2%
Lab0 18 (+2 tell)010.1%
LDem0 000.0%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 408.9%
Total:59 28014.7%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)aye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)aye
Greg KnightEast YorkshireCon (front bench)aye
Esther McVeyTattonCon (front bench)aye
Giles WatlingClactonCon (front bench)aye

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