Racial and Religious Hatred Bill — 8 Nov 2005 at 17:16

Baroness Sharples voted with the majority (Not-Content).

moved Amendment No. 2:

After Clause 2, insert the following new clause-

"ABOLITION OF CERTAIN RELIGIOUS OFFENCES

The following offences are hereby abolished-

(a) blasphemy and blasphemous libel;

(b) any distinct offence of disturbing a religious service or religious devotions;

(c) any religious offence of striking a person in a church or churchyard."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 2) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 113; Not-Contents, 153.

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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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop2 08.0%
Con28 1520.4%
Crossbench19 1418.2%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge1 010.0%
Lab100 (+2 tell) 2660.7%
LDem0 52 (+2 tell)73.0%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:151 10936.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Earl Attlee Con (front bench)aye
Lord Blackwell Con (front bench)aye
Lord Dean of HarptreeConaye
Lord Denham Con (front bench)aye
The Earl of DundeeCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Flather Conaye
Lord Howard of RisingCon (front bench)aye
Lord Jopling Con (front bench)aye
Lord Kirkham Conaye
Lord Lawson of BlabyCon (front bench)aye
Lord Lucas Con (front bench)aye
The Earl of OnslowConaye
Lord Pilkington of OxenfordConaye
Lord Plumb Con (front bench)aye
Lord Soulsby of Swaffham PriorConaye
Viscount Ullswater Con (front bench)aye
Lord Ackner Crossbenchaye
Viscount Allenby of MegiddoCrossbench (front bench)aye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Dahrendorf Crossbenchaye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Greengross Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Countess of MarCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Prashar Crossbenchaye
Lord Skidelsky Crossbenchaye
Baroness Stern Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Blackstone Lab (minister)aye
Lord Desai Lab (minister)aye
Lord Elder Labaye
Lord Evans of ParksideLabaye
Lord Gavron Lab (minister)aye
Lord Gilbert Labaye
Baroness Hilton of EggardonLab (minister)aye
Lord Howie of TroonLab (minister)aye
Lord Judd Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Kennedy of The ShawsLabaye
Lord Lipsey Labaye
Lord Macdonald of TradestonLab (minister)aye
Lord Maxton Lab (minister)aye
Lord McIntosh of HaringeyLabaye
Lord Moonie Labaye
Lord Morgan Labaye
Lord Pendry Labaye
Lord Plant of HighfieldLab (minister)aye
Lord Prys-Davies Labaye
Lord Rea Labaye
Lord Sewel Lab (minister)aye
Lord Sheldon Lab (minister)aye
Lord Smith of FinsburyLabaye
Lord Tomlinson Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Turner of CamdenLabaye
Lord Wedderburn of CharltonLabaye
Lord Laird UUPaye

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