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||58.0%|
|Lab||23||92 (+1 tell)||60.1%|
|LDem||0||40 (+1 tell)||62.1%|
|Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville||Con||no|
|Lord Campbell of Alloway||Con||no|
|Lord Montagu of Beaulieu||Con||no|
|Lord Norton of Louth||Con||no|
|Lord St John of Fawsley||Con||no|
|Lord Bruce of Donington||Lab||aye|
|Lord Davies of Coity||Lab||aye|
|Lord Evans of Parkside||Lab||aye|
|Lord Hardy of Wath||Lab||aye|
|Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld||Lab||aye|
|Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract||Lab||aye|
|Lord Mason of Barnsley||Lab||aye|
|Lord Milner of Leeds||Lab||aye|
|Lord Patel of Blackburn||Lab||aye|
|Lord Randall of St Budeaux||Lab||aye|
|Lord Walker of Doncaster||Lab||aye|