Duty Of Care To Service Personnel

Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:40 pm on 21st April 2021.

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Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 5.—(Leo Docherty.)

Division number 271 Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — Duty Of Care To Service Personnel

Aye: 357 MPs

No: 266 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 357, Noes 266.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 5 disagreed to.

The list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy, is published at the end of today’s debates.

Lords amendments 3 and 6 to 8 agreed to.

Government consequential amendment (a) made.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83H), That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to their amendments 2, 4 and 5;

That Leo Docherty, Michael Tomlinson, Jack Brereton, John Healey and Carol Monaghan be members of the Committee;

That Leo Docherty be the Chair of the Committee;

That three be the quorum of the Committee.

That the Committee do withdraw immediately.—(Tom Pursglove.)

Question agreed to.

Committee to withdraw immediately; reasons to be reported and communicated to the Lords.

Photo of Nigel Evans Nigel Evans Deputy Speaker (Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means)

In order to observe social distancing, the Reasons Committee will meet in Committee Room 12.

That concludes consideration of Lords amendments to the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill. I suspend the House for three minutes.

Sitting suspended.