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An analysis of division lists showed that no Liberal Democrat MPs voted in support of Labour's attempt to block the Bill's progress. Prominent critics of the Bill on the Liberal Democrat benches, including John Pugh, Liberal Democrat MP for Southport, abstained.
Labour has failed in an 11th-hour attempt to block the Government's health reforms until an internal assessment of their risks is published.
The Commons voted 328 to 246, majority 82, against Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham's attempt to derail the Health and Social Care Bill.
The Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has told the Commons that the government should "respect the law" and publish the NHS risk register. Mr Burnham said that the Labour Party would "restore their finest achievement" and "put the 'N' back in NHS".
The Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has told the Commons that the government's NHS reforms have been 'wrecklessly reorganised', without considering all of the facts, as part of an emergency debate on the bill. Mr Burnham said:
The Deputy Prime Minister has admitted that advice from civil servants detailing the government's NHS risk register is "frank and fearless". Nick Clegg told the Commons:
A debate on the health bill will take place in the House of Commons at 5.30pm today, after the legislation cleared the House of Lords last night.
An emergency debate will also take place at around 3.30pm in the Chamber to see whether the reforms should be postponed until a risk register on the bill is published.
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