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).
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||118 (+2 tell)||7||57.7%|
|Lab||23||92 (+1 tell)||60.4%|
|LDem||0||40 (+1 tell)||62.1%|