Disability Discrimination Bill [HL] — 3 Feb 2005 at 16:10
[Amendments Nos. 23 to 25 not moved.]
Clause 7 [Rail vehicles: accessibility compliance certificates]:
[Amendment No. 26 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 27:
After Clause 8, insert the following new clause-
"BUS ACCESSIBILITY REGULATIONS
In the 1995 Act, after section 47 there is inserted-
BUS ACCESSIBILITY REGULATIONS
(1) The Secretary of State shall make regulations for the purpose of securing that it is possible-
(a) for disabled persons-
(i) to get on to and off regulated bus vehicles of 22 seats or more in safety and without unreasonable difficulty;
(ii) to be carried in such vehicles in safety and in reasonable comfort; and
(b) for disabled persons in wheelchairs-
(i) to get on to and off such vehicles in safety and without unreasonable difficulty while remaining in their wheelchairs; and
(ii) to be carried in such vehicles in safety and in reasonable comfort while remaining in their wheelchairs.
(2) Regulations shall in particular create an offence of parking a motor vehicle at a bus stop clearly delineated on the road during the normal hours of bus operation contrary to the purposes set out in subsection (1).
(3) A person found guilty of such an offence, as set out in subsection (2), is liable to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale and up to 3 penalty points on their drivers' licence.""
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 27) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 36; Not-Contents, 100.
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|
|Lab||91 (+2 tell)||0||45.1%|
|LDem||0||27 (+2 tell)||42.0%|
|Lord Lamont of Lerwick||Con||no|