Health and Care Bill — After Clause 148 — Tobacco Products Statutory Scheme: Consultation — 30 Mar 2022 at 17:11
The majority of MPs voted against a consultation and report on the subject of regulating, to improve health, the prices of, and profits made from, tobacco products.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 85.
Lords amendment 85 began:
- Insert the following new Clause—
- “Tobacco products statutory scheme: consultation
- (1) The Secretary of State must, no later than six months after this Act is passed, consult and report on the desirability of making a scheme (referred to in this section and section (Tobacco products statutory scheme: supplementary) as a statutory scheme) for one or more of the following purposes—
- (a) regulating, for the purposes of improving public health, the prices which may be charged by any manufacturer or importer of tobacco products for the supply of any tobacco products;
- (b) limiting the profits which may accrue to any manufacturer or importer in connection with the manufacture or supply of tobacco products;
- (c) providing for any manufacturer or importer of tobacco products to pay to the Secretary of State an amount calculated by reference to sales or estimated sales of those products (whether on the basis of net prices, average selling prices or otherwise) to be used for the purposes of reducing smoking prevalence and improving public health.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Health and Care Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Health and Care Bill as brought from the Commons, 24 November 2021, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Health and Care Bill as brought from the Commons, 24 November 2021, Parliament.uk
-  Lords amendments to the Health and Care Bill, 24 March 2022, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Lords amendments to the Health and Care Bill, 24 March 2022, 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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||266 (+2 tell)||2||0||74.6%|
|Lab||0||137 (+2 tell)||0||69.5%|
|Bob Blackman||Harrow East||Con (front bench)||no|
|Steve Brine||Winchester||Con (front bench)||no|