Human Rights Bill [Lords] — Proceedings — 24 Jun 1998

Mr Paul Marsden MP, Shrewsbury and Atcham voted with the majority (No).

Considered in Committee [3rd allotted day].

I beg to move amendment No. 47, in page 4, line 39, leave out 'or tribunal'.

The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael J. Martin):

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 48, in page 5, line 2, leave out 'or tribunal' and insert 'sitting with a jury'.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn .

I beg to move amendment No. 50, page 4, line 42, at end insert

'or he can demonstrate that he is acting on behalf of a victim or potential victim of an unlawful act'.

We want to liberalise the regime under which proceedings can be brought under the Act by persons other than the victim of the unlawful act complained of.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

I beg to move amendment No. 51, in page 4, line 42, at end insert--

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Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment proposed: No. 42, in clause 7, page 5, line 4, leave out lines 4 to 6 and insert--

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The Committee divided: Ayes 35, Noes 243.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 000.0%
Lab243 (+2 tell) 0058.6%
LDem0 32 (+2 tell)073.9%
PC0 2050.0%
SNP0 1016.7%
Total:243 35044.3%

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