Sexual Offences Bill [HL] — 2 Jun 2003 at 18:21

was absent

moved Amendment No. 14:

After Clause 2, insert the following new clause-


The defendant in rape etc. cases shall enjoy the same right to anonymity as is enjoyed by the complainant."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 14) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 109; Not-Contents, 105.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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%
Con52 024.4%
Crossbench7 (+2 tell) 68.9%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab3 97 (+2 tell)53.4%
LDem41 063.1%
Total:107 10332.3%

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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Howarth of BrecklandCrossbenchno
Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchno
Lloyd of BerwickCrossbenchno
The of MarCrossbenchno
Palmer Crossbenchno
Patel Crossbenchno
Mallalieu Labaye
Sheldon Labaye
Wedderburn of CharltonLabaye

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