Clause 56 - Imposing conditions on public assemblies

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 25th April 2022.

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  • Division number 259
    A majority of MPs voted to empower the police to impose conditions on seriously disruptively noisy public assemblies such as protests, to remove causing "serious unease" as an example of such serious disruption and to require a report on the operation of this law.

Motion made, and Question put,

That this House insists on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment 80, insists on its Amendments 80A, 80B, 80C, 80D, 80E, 80F and 80H to the words restored to the Bill by its disagreement with that Amendment, disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment 80J instead of the words left out by that Amendment but proposes additional Amendment (a) to the words restored to the Bill by its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment 80.—(Kit Malthouse.)

Division number 259 Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill — Clause 56 — Imposing Conditions on Public Assemblies Such as Protests

A majority of MPs voted to empower the police to impose conditions on seriously disruptively noisy public assemblies such as protests, to remove causing "serious unease" as an example of such serious disruption and to require a report on the operation of this law.

Aye: 301 MPs

No: 221 MPs

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Tellers

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Tellers

Absent: 124 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 302, Noes 221.

Question accordingly agreed to.