Adoption and Children Bill — adoption only by married couples — accepted — 16 Oct 2002 at 18:38

Lord Sawyer voted in the minority (Not-Content).

The majority voted to state that, with respect to adoption by couples, only married couples would be allowed to adopt (single adoption was unaffected). It did this by adding the word "married" in various places throughout the Bill (this amendment was the first, and there were later consequential amendments agreed without vote as this one had been agreed with a vote).

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop2 08.3%
Con118 (+2 tell) 758.0%
Green1 0100.0%
Ind Lab1 0100.0%
Lab23 92 (+1 tell)60.1%
LDem0 40 (+1 tell)62.1%
Other1 06.7%
UUP3 0100.0%
Crossbench45 2139.3%
Total:194 16051.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Lord Biffen Conno
Lord Brooke of Sutton MandevilleConno
Lord Campbell of AllowayConno
Lord Lucas Conno
Lord Montagu of BeaulieuConno
Lord Norton of LouthConno
Lord St John of FawsleyConno
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Brookman Labaye
Lord Bruce of DoningtonLabaye
Lord Campbell-Savours Labaye
Lord Davies of CoityLabaye
Lord Dixon Labaye
Lord Donoughue Labaye
Lord Evans of ParksideLabaye
Lord Hardy of WathLabaye
Lord Hogg of CumbernauldLabaye
Lord Islwyn Labaye
Lord Kirkhill Labaye
Lord Lofthouse of PontefractLabaye
Lord Mason of BarnsleyLabaye
Lord Milner of LeedsLabaye
Lord Mishcon Labaye
Lord Orme Labaye
Lord Patel of BlackburnLabaye
Lord Randall of St BudeauxLabaye
Viscount Simon Labaye
Lord Strabolgi Labaye
Baroness Uddin Labaye
Lord Walker of DoncasterLabaye

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