Lords Amendment — 16 Nov 2004 at 19:50
Lord Prys-Davies was absent
128 Clause 137, page 94, line 40, at end insert-
"( ) That duty does not apply if, and for so long as, the seller determines that the property is to be sold without a home information pack, and in the event the estate agent for the seller is the responsible person, the seller has so informed him."
The Commons disagree to this amendment for the following reason-
128A Because a voluntary scheme for home information packs will be ineffective
rose to move that the House do not insist on its Amendment No. 128 to which the Commons have disagreed for their reason numbered 128A, but do propose Amendment No. 128C in lieu thereof-
128C After Clause 143, insert the following new Clause-
"Suspension of duties under sections 137 to 141
(1) The Secretary of State may make an order suspending (or later reviving) the operation of any duty imposed by sections 137 to 141.
(2) An order under this section may provide for the suspension of a duty to take effect only for a period specified in the order.
(3) A duty which is (or is to any extent) revived after being suspended under this section is liable to be suspended again."
rose to move Amendment No. 128D, as an amendment to Amendment No. 128C:
128D* Line 3, at beginning insert-
"(A1) The Secretary of State shall report to Parliament on the outcome of the pilot scheme.
(B1) The Secretary of State shall, following the report to Parliament referred to in subsection (A1), make an order for the continuation of the scheme.
(C1) Any order made under subsection (B1) shall be made by statutory instrument subject to the approval of both Houses of Parliament."
On Question, Whether the said amendment, Amendment No. 128D, as an amendment to Amendment No. 128C, shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 90; Not-Contents, 120.
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 (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||75 (+2 tell)||37.2%|
|Lab||115 (+2 tell)||0||57.9%|
|Baroness Greengross||Crossbench (front bench)||no|