After Clause 42 - Publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests

Judicial Review and Courts Bill – in the House of Commons at 2:15 pm on 26th April 2022.

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  • Division number 264
    A majority of MPs voted against providing publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests where a public body has a connection to the case.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 11.—(James Cartlidge.)

Division number 264 Judicial Review and Courts Bill — After Clause 42 — Publicly Funded Legal Representation for Bereaved People at Certain Inquests

A majority of MPs voted against providing publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests where a public body has a connection to the case.

Aye: 296 MPs

No: 167 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 183 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 299, Noes 168.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 11 disagreed to.

Lords amendments 4, 6 to 10, and 12 to 22 agreed to.

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 1, 2, 3 and 11;

That James Cartlidge, Scott Mann, Julie Marson, James Daly, Andy Slaughter, Chris Elmore and Anne McLaughlin be members of the Committee;

That James Cartlidge be the Chair of the Committee;

That three be the quorum of the Committee.

That the Committee do withdraw immediately.—(Alan Mak.)

Question agreed to.

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