Children Bill [Lords] — New Clause 5 — Presumption of equal parenting — 2 Nov 2004 at 15:52
Miss Ann Widdecombe MP, Maidstone and The Weald voted in the minority (Aye).
I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.
The purpose of the new clause is to amend the Children Act 1989 to provide a subsidiary measure to that in section 1 of the Act dealing with the child's welfare being of paramount consideration, so as to make it absolutely clear that the intention-[Interruption.]
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 176, Noes 304.
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|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||126 (+2 tell)||0||78.5%|
|Lab||301 (+2 tell)||0||0||74.4%|