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

was absent

moved Amendment No. 2:

After Clause 2, insert the following new clause-


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.

Debate in Parliament | 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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop2 08.0%
Con28 1620.8%
Crossbench19 1418.3%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge1 010.0%
Lab100 (+2 tell) 2659.3%
LDem0 52 (+2 tell)73.0%
UUP1 166.7%
Total:151 11136.8%

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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Attlee Con (front bench)aye
Blackwell Conaye
Dean of HarptreeConaye
Denham Conaye
The of DundeeConaye
Flather Conaye
Howard of RisingConaye
Jopling Conaye
Kirkham Conaye
Lawson of BlabyConaye
Lucas Conaye
The of OnslowConaye
Pilkington of OxenfordConaye
Plumb Conaye
Soulsby of Swaffham PriorConaye
Ullswater Conaye
Ackner Crossbenchaye
Allenby of MegiddoCrossbenchaye
Craigavon Crossbenchaye
D'Souza Crossbenchaye
Dahrendorf Crossbenchaye
Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Finlay of LlandaffCrossbenchaye
Greengross Crossbenchaye
The of MarCrossbenchaye
Palmer Crossbenchaye
Prashar Crossbenchaye
Skidelsky Crossbenchaye
Stern Crossbenchaye
Williamson of HortonCrossbenchaye
Blackstone Labaye
Desai Labaye
Elder Labaye
Evans of ParksideLabaye
Gavron Labaye
Gilbert Labaye
Hilton of EggardonLabaye
Howie of TroonLabaye
Judd Labaye
Kennedy of The ShawsLabaye
Lipsey Labaye
Macdonald of TradestonLabaye
Maxton Labaye
McIntosh of HaringeyLabaye
Moonie Labaye
Morgan Labaye
Pendry Labaye
Plant of HighfieldLabaye
Prys-Davies Labaye
Rea Labaye
Sewel Labaye
Sheldon Labaye
Smith of FinsburyLabaye
Tomlinson Labaye
Turner of CamdenLabaye
Wedderburn of CharltonLabaye

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