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Petition - Post Office in Westcliffe, Scunthorpe – in the House of Commons at 8:51 pm on 8th February 2017.

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  • Division number 147
    A majority of MPs voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key health workers to be required for such action to be lawful.

That the draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 5 December 2016, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 323, Noes 263.

Division number 147 Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017 — 40% Strike Ballot Threshold for Key Health Workers

A majority of MPs voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key health workers to be required for such action to be lawful.

Aye: 323 MPs

No: 264 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 61 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.