"Piloting conduct at European and local elections — 16 Mar 2004 at 16:02

(1) An election to which this section applies (a pilot election) must be held-

(a) only by postal voting, and (for that purpose)

(b) in accordance with provision made by the Secretary of State by order (a pilot order). (2) These are the elections to which this section applies-

(a) the European Parliamentary general election of 2004 in a pilot region;

(b) a local government election in England and Wales if the poll at such an election is combined with the poll at an election mentioned in paragraph (a). (3) These are the pilot regions-

(a) North East;

(b) East Midlands. (4) Postal voting is voting where no polling station is used and a person entitled to vote in person or by proxy must deliver the ballot paper by post or by such other means as is specified in a pilot order.

(5) A pilot order-

(a) may modify or disapply any provision made by or under a relevant enactment;

(b) may contain such consequential, incidental, supplementary or transitional provision or savings (including provision amending, replacing, suspending or revoking provision made by or under any enactment) as the Secretary of State thinks appropriate;

(c) may make different provision for different purposes."

The Commons agree to this Amendment with the following Amendment-

1A Clause 1, Line 15, at end insert-

"(c) Yorkshire and the Humber;

(d) North West."

rose to move Amendment No. 1B, as an amendment to the Motion that this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 1A to Lords Amendment No. 1, leave out "agree" and insert "disagree".

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 1B) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 174; Not-Contents, 130.

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
Con98 (+2 tell) 048.1%
Crossbench22 1220.2%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab0 115 (+2 tell)63.2%
LDem50 078.1%
Other0 19.1%
Total:172 12847.6%

All lords Eligible to Vote - sorted by party

Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.

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NamePartyVote
The of CanterburyBishopabsent
The of ChelmsfordBishopabsent
The of ChesterBishopabsent
The of CoventryBishopabsent
The of DerbyBishopabsent
The of DurhamBishopabsent
The of LeicesterBishopabsent
The of LiverpoolBishopabsent
The of LondonBishopabsent
The of ManchesterBishopabsent
The of NewcastleBishopabsent
The of OxfordBishopabsent
The of PeterboroughBishopabsent
The of PortsmouthBishopabsent
The of RochesterBishopabsent
The of SalisburyBishopabsent
The of SheffieldBishopabsent
The of SouthwarkBishopabsent
The of SouthwellBishopabsent
The of St AlbansBishopabsent
The of St Edmundsbury and IpswichBishopabsent
The of TruroBishopabsent
The of WinchesterBishopabsent
The of WorcesterBishopabsent
The of YorkBishopabsent
Anelay of St JohnsConaye
The of ArranConaye
Astor Conaye
Astor of HeverConaye
Attlee Conaye
Biffen Conaye
Bowness Conaye
Bridgeman Conaye
Brooke of Sutton MandevilleConaye
Brougham and Vaux Conaye
Byford Conaye
Campbell of AllowayConaye
Carlisle of BucklowConaye
Cope of BerkeleyContellaye
The of CourtownConaye
Cox Conaye
Crathorne Conaye
Crickhowell Conaye
Dixon-Smith Conaye
Eccles of MoultonConaye
Eden of WintonConaye
Elton Conaye
Feldman Conaye
Fookes Conaye
Fowler Conaye
Fraser of CarmyllieConaye
Freeman Conaye
Gardner of ParkesConaye
Geddes Conaye
Glentoran Conaye
Gray of ContinConaye
Griffiths of FforestfachConaye
Hanham Conaye
Hanningfield Conaye
Hayhoe Conaye
Henley Conaye
Higgins Conaye
Hodgson of Astley AbbottsConaye
The of HomeConaye
Hooper Conaye
Howe Conaye
Howe of AberavonConaye
Howell of GuildfordConaye
Jenkin of RodingConaye
Jopling Conaye
Kimball Conaye
King of BridgwaterConaye
Kingsland Conaye
Knight of CollingtreeConaye
Lamont of LerwickConaye
Lane of HorsellConaye
Lucas Conaye
Luke Conaye
Lyell Conaye
MacGregor of Pulham MarketConaye
Mackay of ClashfernConaye
McColl of DulwichConaye
Miller of HendonConaye
Monro of LangholmConaye
Mowbray and Stourton Conaye
Moynihan Conaye
Naseby Conaye
The of NortheskConaye
O'Cathain Conaye
The of OnslowConaye
Palumbo Conaye
Park of MonmouthConaye
Peel Conaye
Pilkington of OxenfordConaye
Platt of WrittleConaye
Plumb Conaye
Plummer of St MaryleboneConaye
Prior Conaye
Quinton Conaye
Rawlings Conaye
Reay Conaye
Rees Conaye
Renfrew of KaimsthornConaye
Rotherwick Conaye
Seccombe Contellaye
The of SelborneConaye
Selsdon Conaye
Sharples Conaye
Shaw of NorthsteadConaye
Skelmersdale Conaye
Soulsby of Swaffham PriorConaye
Stewartby Conaye
Strathclyde Conaye
Swinfen Conaye
Tebbit Conaye
Thomas of GwydirConaye
Trumpington Conaye
Ullswater Conaye
Vinson Conaye
Waddington Conaye
Wade of ChorltonConaye
Wakeham Conaye
Wilcox Conaye
Willoughby de Broke Conaye
Windlesham Conaye
Aberdare Conabsent
Alexander of WeedonConabsent
Ashcroft Conabsent
Bagri Conabsent
Baker of DorkingConabsent
Barber Conabsent
Bell Conabsent
Belstead Conabsent
Black of CrossharbourConabsent
Blackwell Conabsent
Blaker Conabsent
Blatch Conabsent
Blyth of RowingtonConabsent
Brigstocke Conabsent
Brittan of SpennithorneConabsent
Burnham Conabsent
Buscombe Conabsent
Buxton of AlsaConabsent
The of CaithnessConabsent
Campbell of CroyConabsent
Carnegy of LourConabsent
Carr of HadleyConabsent
Carrington Conabsent
Cavendish of FurnessConabsent
Chadlington Conabsent
Chalker of WallaseyConabsent
Chilver Conabsent
Clark of KempstonConabsent
Cockfield Conabsent
Coe Conabsent
Colwyn Conabsent
The of Crawford and BalcarresConabsent
Cuckney Conabsent
Cumberlege Conabsent
Dean of HarptreeConabsent
Deedes Conabsent
Denham Conabsent
The of DundeeConabsent
Elles Conabsent
Elliott of MorpethConabsent
Ferrers Conabsent
Flather Conabsent
Forsyth of DrumleanConabsent
Garel-Jones Conabsent
Gilmour of CraigmillarConabsent
Glenarthur Conabsent
Goschen Conabsent
Hanson Conabsent
Harris of PeckhamConabsent
Heseltine Conabsent
Hogg Conabsent
Hunt of WirralConabsent
Hurd of WestwellConabsent
Inglewood Conabsent
James of Holland ParkConabsent
Jellicoe Conabsent
Keith of CastleacreConabsent
Kelvedon Conabsent
Kirkham Conabsent
Laing of DunphailConabsent
Lang of MonktonConabsent
Lawson of BlabyConabsent
The of LindsayConabsent
The of LiverpoolConabsent
Lloyd-Webber Conabsent
Macfarlane of BearsdenConabsent
MacLaurin of KnebworthConabsent
Mancroft Conabsent
Marlesford Conabsent
Mayhew of TwysdenConabsent
Montagu of BeaulieuConabsent
The of MontroseConabsent
Moore of Lower MarshConabsent
Murton of LindisfarneConabsent
Newton of BraintreeConabsent
Noakes Conabsent
Northbrook Conabsent
Norton of LouthConabsent
Oppenheim-Barnes Conabsent
Parkinson Conabsent
Patten Conabsent
Pearson of RannochConabsent
Perry of SouthwarkConabsent
Peyton of YeovilConabsent
Pym Conabsent
Rawlinson of EwellConabsent
Renton Conabsent
Renton of Mount HarryConabsent
Roberts of ConwyConabsent
Ryder of WensumConabsent
Saatchi Conabsent
Sainsbury of Preston CandoverConabsent
Sanderson of BowdenConabsent
Selkirk of DouglasConabsent
Sheppard of DidgemereConabsent
The of ShrewsburyConabsent
St John of FawsleyConabsent
Sterling of PlaistowConabsent
Stevens of LudgateConabsent
Taylor of WarwickConabsent
Thatcher Conabsent
Trefgarne Conabsent
Tugendhat Conabsent
Waldegrave of North HillConabsent
Walker of WorcesterConabsent
Wolfson Conabsent
Wolfson of SunningdaleConabsent
Young of GraffhamConabsent
Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Armstrong of IlminsterCrossbenchaye
Bridges Crossbenchaye
Brookeborough Crossbenchaye
Chalfont Crossbenchaye
Colville of CulrossCrossbenchaye
Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Craig of RadleyCrossbenchaye
Greenway Crossbenchaye
Hannay of ChiswickCrossbenchaye
Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchaye
Hylton Crossbenchaye
Kilclooney Crossbenchaye
The of MarCrossbenchaye
Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
Molyneaux of KilleadCrossbenchaye
Monson Crossbenchaye
Palmer Crossbenchaye
Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbenchaye
Walpole Crossbenchaye
Warnock Crossbenchaye
Bledisloe Crossbenchno
Boston of FavershamCrossbenchno
Chorley Crossbenchno
Greengross Crossbenchno
Howarth of BrecklandCrossbenchno
Laming Crossbenchno
Marsh Crossbenchno
Roll of IpsdenCrossbenchno
Slim Crossbenchno
Strange Crossbenchno
Walton of DetchantCrossbenchno
Weatherill Crossbenchno
Ackner Crossbenchabsent
Adebowale Crossbenchabsent
Allen of AbbeydaleCrossbenchabsent
Allenby of MegiddoCrossbenchabsent
Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchabsent
Baldwin of BewdleyCrossbenchabsent
Barber of TewkesburyCrossbenchabsent
Best Crossbenchabsent
Bhatia Crossbenchabsent
Bingham of CornhillCrossbenchabsent
Birt Crossbenchabsent
Boothroyd Crossbenchabsent
Boyce Crossbenchabsent
Brabazon of TaraCrossbenchabsent
Bramall Crossbenchabsent
Bridge of HarwichCrossbenchabsent
Briggs Crossbenchabsent
Brightman Crossbenchabsent
Browne-Wilkinson Crossbenchabsent
Browne of MadingleyCrossbenchabsent
Burns Crossbenchabsent
Butler of BrockwellCrossbenchabsent
Cameron of LochbroomCrossbenchabsent
Carey of CliftonCrossbenchabsent
Carswell Crossbenchabsent
Chan Crossbenchabsent
Chapple Crossbenchabsent
Chitnis Crossbenchabsent
The of CholmondeleyCrossbenchabsent
Clyde Crossbenchabsent
Cobbold Crossbenchabsent
Condon Crossbenchabsent
Cooke of IslandreaghCrossbenchabsent
Cooke of ThorndonCrossbenchabsent
Croham Crossbenchabsent
Cullen of WhitekirkCrossbenchabsent
Currie of MaryleboneCrossbenchabsent
Darcy de Knayth Crossbenchabsent
Donaldson of LymingtonCrossbenchabsent
Dunn Crossbenchabsent
Eames Crossbenchabsent
Elis-Thomas Crossbenchabsent
Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchabsent
Emerton Crossbenchabsent
The of ErrollCrossbenchabsent
Fellowes Crossbenchabsent
Finlay of LlandaffCrossbenchabsent
Flowers Crossbenchabsent
Foster of Thames BankCrossbenchabsent
Freyberg Crossbenchabsent
Gibson Crossbenchabsent
Goff of ChieveleyCrossbenchabsent
Greenfield Crossbenchabsent
Griffiths Crossbenchabsent
Guthrie of CraigiebankCrossbenchabsent
Habgood Crossbenchabsent
Harris of High CrossCrossbenchabsent
Hill-Norton Crossbenchabsent
Hoffmann Crossbenchabsent
Hunt of TanworthCrossbenchabsent
Hussey of North BradleyCrossbenchabsent
Hutton Crossbenchabsent
Imbert Crossbenchabsent
Inge Crossbenchabsent
Jauncey of TullichettleCrossbenchabsent
Joffe Crossbenchabsent
Kilpatrick of KincraigCrossbenchabsent
Kingsdown Crossbenchabsent
Knights Crossbenchabsent
Lane Crossbenchabsent
Levene of PortsokenCrossbenchabsent
Lewis of NewnhamCrossbenchabsent
The of ListowelCrossbenchabsent
Lloyd of BerwickCrossbenchabsent
Lloyd of HighburyCrossbenchabsent
Luce Crossbench (front bench)absent
Marshall of KnightsbridgeCrossbenchabsent
May of OxfordCrossbenchabsent
McCluskey Crossbenchabsent
McFarlane of LlandaffCrossbenchabsent
Millett Crossbenchabsent
Moore of WolvercoteCrossbenchabsent
Moran Crossbenchabsent
Moser Crossbenchabsent
Mustill Crossbenchabsent
Neill of BladenCrossbenchabsent
Nicholls of BirkenheadCrossbenchabsent
Nickson Crossbenchabsent
Nolan Crossbenchabsent
The of NorfolkCrossbenchabsent
Northbourne Crossbenchabsent
O'Neill of BengarveCrossbenchabsent
Oliver of AylmertonCrossbenchabsent
Ouseley Crossbenchabsent
Owen Crossbenchabsent
Oxburgh Crossbenchabsent
Patel Crossbenchabsent
Powell of BayswaterCrossbenchabsent
Prashar Crossbenchabsent
Quirk Crossbenchabsent
Richardson Crossbenchabsent
Richardson of CalowCrossbenchabsent
Richardson of DuntisbourneCrossbenchabsent
Rix Crossbenchabsent
Robertson of Port EllenCrossbenchabsent
The of RosslynCrossbenchabsent
The of SandwichCrossbenchabsent
Saville of NewdigateCrossbenchabsent
Scarman Crossbenchabsent
Scott of FoscoteCrossbenchabsent
Simon of GlaisdaleCrossbenchabsent
Skidelsky Crossbenchabsent
Slynn of HadleyCrossbenchabsent
The of SnowdonCrossbenchabsent
St John of BletsoCrossbenchabsent
Stern Crossbenchabsent
Stevenson of CoddenhamCrossbenchabsent
Steyn Crossbenchabsent
Stokes Crossbenchabsent
Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbenchabsent
Tanlaw Crossbenchabsent
Templeman Crossbenchabsent
Tenby Crossbenchabsent
Thomas of SwynnertonCrossbenchabsent
Tombs Crossbenchabsent
Trotman Crossbenchabsent
Vincent of ColeshillCrossbenchabsent
Waverley Crossbenchabsent
Weidenfeld Crossbenchabsent
Williamson of HortonCrossbenchabsent
Wilson of DintonCrossbenchabsent
Wilson of TillyornCrossbenchabsent
Woolf Crossbenchabsent
Wright of RichmondCrossbenchabsent
Beaumont of WhitleyGreenaye
Stoddart of SwindonIndependent Labouraye
Brown of Eaton-under-HeywoodJudgeabsent
Hale of RichmondJudgeabsent
Hardie Judgeabsent
Hope of CraigheadJudgeabsent
Mackay of DrumadoonJudgeabsent
Phillips of Worth MatraversJudgeabsent
Rodger of EarlsferryJudgeabsent
Walker of GestingthorpeJudgeabsent
Acton Labno
Ahmed Labno
Alli Labno
Amos Lab (minister)no
Andrews Lab (minister)no
Ashley of StokeLabno
Ashton of UphollandLab (minister)no
Bach Lab (minister)no
Barnett Labno
Bassam of BrightonLab (minister)no
Bernstein of CraigweilLabno
Billingham Labno
Blackstone Labno
Borrie Labno
Brooke of AlverthorpeLabno
Brookman Labno
Burlison Labno
Campbell-Savours Labno
Carter Labno
Chandos Labno
Christopher Labno
Clarke of HampsteadLabno
Clark of WindermereLabno
Clinton-Davis Labno
Corbett of Castle ValeLabno
Crawley Lab (minister)no
David Labno
Davies of CoityLabno
Davies of OldhamLab (minister)tellno
Dixon Labno
Dubs Labno
Elder Labno
Evans of ParksideLabno
Evans of Temple GuitingLab (minister)no
Falconer of ThorotonLab (minister)no
Farrington of RibbletonLab (minister)no
Faulkner of WorcesterLabno
Filkin Lab (minister)no
Fyfe of FairfieldLabno
Gale Labno
Gibson of Market RasenLabno
Gilbert Labno
Goldsmith Lab (minister)no
Goudie Labno
Gould of PotternewtonLabno
Graham of EdmontonLabno
Gregson Labno
Grocott Lab (minister)tellno
Harrison Labno
Haskel Labno
Haskins Labno
Hayman Labno
Hilton of EggardonLabno
Hollis of HeighamLab (minister)no
Howells of St DavidsLabno
Howie of TroonLabno
Hoyle Labno
Hughes of WoodsideLabno
Hunt of ChestertonLabno
Hunt of Kings HeathLabno
Irvine of LairgLabno
Jay of PaddingtonLabno
Jeger Labno
Jones Labno
Jordan Labno
Kennedy of The ShawsLabno
Kirkhill Labno
Lea of CrondallLabno
Levy Labno
Lockwood Labno
Lofthouse of PontefractLabno
MacKenzie of CulkeinLabno
Mackenzie of FramwellgateLabno
Mason of BarnsleyLabno
Massey of DarwenLabno
McIntosh of HaringeyLab (minister)no
McIntosh of HudnallLabno
Merlyn-Rees Labno
Mitchell Labno
Morgan Labno
Morris of AberavonLabno
Morris of ManchesterLabno
Orme Labno
Parekh Labno
Patel of BlackburnLabno
Pendry Labno
Peston Labno
Pitkeathley Labno
Plant of HighfieldLabno
Ponsonby of ShulbredeLabno
Ramsay of CartvaleLabno
Randall of St BudeauxLabno
Rea Labno
Rendell of BaberghLabno
Richard Labno
Rooker Lab (minister)no
Sainsbury of TurvilleLab (minister)no
Sawyer Labno
Scotland of AsthalLab (minister)no
Sheldon Labno
Simon Labno
Smith of GilmorehillLabno
Smith of LeighLabno
Strabolgi Labno
Symons of Vernham DeanLab (minister)no
Temple-Morris Labno
Thornton Labno
Tomlinson Labno
Triesman Labno
Turner of CamdenLabno
Warner Lab (minister)no
Wedderburn of CharltonLabno
Whitaker Labno
Whitty Lab (minister)no
Wilkins Labno
Williams of ElvelLabno
Woolmer of LeedsLabno
Archer of SandwellLababsent
Attenborough Lababsent
Berkeley Lababsent
Blease Lababsent
Blood Lababsent
Bragg Lababsent
Brennan Lababsent
Brett Lababsent
Brooks of TremorfaLababsent
Bruce of DoningtonLababsent
Callaghan of CardiffLababsent
Cohen of PimlicoLababsent
Dean of Thornton-le-FyldeLababsent
Desai Lababsent
Donoughue Lababsent
Eatwell Lababsent
Evans of WatfordLababsent
Ewing of KirkfordLababsent
Falkender Lababsent
Fisher of RednalLababsent
Gavron Lababsent
Glenamara Lababsent
Golding Lababsent
Gordon of StrathblaneLababsent
Grabiner Lababsent
Grantchester Lababsent
Greene of Harrow WealdLababsent
Harris of HaringeyLababsent
Hattersley Lababsent
Healey Lababsent
Hogg of CumbernauldLababsent
Hollick Lababsent
Janner of BraunstoneLababsent
Judd Lababsent
King of West BromwichLababsent
Layard Lababsent
Lipsey Lababsent
Macaulay of BragarLababsent
Macdonald of TradestonLababsent
Mallalieu Lababsent
McCarthy Lababsent
Mishcon Lababsent
Morgan of HuytonLababsent
Murray of Epping ForestLababsent
Nicol Lababsent
Northfield Lababsent
Parry Lababsent
Paul Lababsent
Prys-Davies Lababsent
Puttnam Lababsent
Radice Lababsent
Renwick of CliftonLababsent
Rogers of RiversideLababsent
Sewel Lababsent
Sheppard of LiverpoolLababsent
Simon of HighburyLababsent
Simpson of DunkeldLababsent
Stallard Lababsent
Stone of BlackheathLababsent
Taylor of BlackburnLababsent
Thomas of MacclesfieldLababsent
Turnberg Lababsent
Uddin Lababsent
Varley Lababsent
Warwick of UndercliffeLababsent
Watson of InvergowrieLababsent
Whaddon Lababsent
Winston Lababsent
Addington LDem (front bench)aye
Avebury LDem (front bench)aye
Barker LDem (front bench)aye
Bradshaw LDem (front bench)aye
Clement-Jones LDem (front bench)aye
Dahrendorf LDemaye
Dholakia LDem (front bench)aye
Ezra LDem (front bench)aye
Falkland LDem (front bench)aye
Fearn LDemaye
Goodhart LDem (front bench)aye
Greaves LDemaye
Hamwee LDem (front bench)aye
Harris of RichmondLDem (front bench)aye
Holme of CheltenhamLDemaye
Hooson LDemaye
Lester of Herne HillLDemaye
Livsey of TalgarthLDem (front bench)aye
Mackie of BenshieLDemaye
Maclennan of RogartLDem (front bench)aye
Maddock LDem (front bench)aye
The of Mar and KellieLDem (front bench)aye
McNally LDem (front bench)aye
Methuen LDemaye
Michie of GallanachLDemaye
Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDem (front bench)aye
Newby LDem (front bench)aye
Northover LDem (front bench)aye
Oakeshott of Seagrove BayLDem (front bench)aye
Phillips of SudburyLDemaye
Razzall LDem (front bench)aye
Redesdale LDem (front bench)aye
Rennard LDemaye
Rodgers of Quarry BankLDemaye
Roper LDem (front bench)aye
Sandberg LDemaye
Scott of Needham MarketLDem (front bench)aye
Sharman LDem (front bench)aye
Sharp of GuildfordLDem (front bench)aye
Shutt of GreetlandLDem (front bench)aye
Smith of CliftonLDem (front bench)aye
Taverne LDem (front bench)aye
Thomas of GresfordLDem (front bench)aye
Thomas of WalliswoodLDem (front bench)aye
Thomson of MonifiethLDemaye
Tope LDemaye
Tordoff LDemaye
Wallace of SaltaireLDem (front bench)aye
Walmsley LDem (front bench)aye
Watson of RichmondLDem (front bench)aye
Alderdice LDemabsent
Ashdown of Norton-sub-HamdonLDemabsent
Carlile of BerriewLDem (front bench)absent
Geraint LDemabsent
Hutchinson of LullingtonLDemabsent
Jacobs LDemabsent
Linklater of ButterstoneLDemabsent
Ludford LDemabsent
Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemabsent
Russell LDemabsent
Russell-Johnston LDemabsent
Steel of AikwoodLDemabsent
Wigoder LDemabsent
Williams of CrosbyLDem (front bench)absent
Fitt Otherno
Archer of Weston-Super-MareOtherabsent
Dearing Otherabsent
Delacourt-Smith of AlterynOtherabsent
Diamond Otherabsent
Forte Otherabsent
Grenfell Otherabsent
King of WartnabyOtherabsent
McAlpine of West GreenOtherabsent
The of SalisburyOtherabsent
Young of Old SconeOtherabsent
Laird UUPabsent
Maginnis of DrumglassUUPabsent
Rogan UUPabsent

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