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.

MPs were considering the Health and Care Bill.[1][2][3]

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

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 85.

Lords amendment 85 began:[4]

  • 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.
  • ...


Debate in Parliament |

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alba0 1050.0%
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con266 (+2 tell) 2074.6%
DUP7 0087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 2040.0%
Lab0 137 (+2 tell)069.5%
LDem0 12092.3%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 21046.7%
Total:273 181071.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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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Bob BlackmanHarrow EastCon (front bench)no
Steve BrineWinchesterCon (front bench)no

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