Sexual Offences Bill [HL] — 2 Jun 2003 at 18:21
moved Amendment No. 14:
After Clause 2, insert the following new clause-
"ANONYMITY OF DEFENDANT IN RAPE ETC. CASES
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.
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|
|Lab||3||97 (+2 tell)||53.4%|
|Crossbench||7 (+2 tell)||6||8.9%|
|Wedderburn of Charlton||Lab||aye|