Police (Northern Ireland) Bill — 8 Nov 2000 at 23:03

Viscount Brookeborough voted in the minority (Content).

moved Amendment No. 76:

Schedule 1, page 46, line 49, at end insert--

("(d) he has at any time been convicted of a scheduled offence under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991, the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996 or Part VII of the Terrorism Act 2000;

(e) he has at any time been convicted in Northern Ireland or elsewhere of any offence and has had passed on him a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not);

(f) the political party of which he is a member is linked to any organisation which has failed to begin the decommissioning of arms and explosives in a manner verified by the Commission referred to in section 7 of the Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997;

(g) he is not committed to non-violence and exclusively peaceful and democratic means; or

(h) the political party of which he is a member is linked to an organisation that has failed to satisfy any of the four factors set out in section 3(9)(a), (b), (c) and (d) of the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998").

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 76) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 33; Not-Contents, 116.

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

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop1 03.8%
Con0 21 (+2 tell)10.2%
Crossbench2 86.3%
Lab101 (+2 tell) 053.1%
LDem9 014.5%
Other1 05.3%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:114 3021.5%

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Lord Birt Crossbenchno
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno

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