Identity Cards Bill — Report of Costs and Benefits — 16 Jan 2006 at 17:22

Lord Steel of Aikwood voted with the majority (Content).

The majority of the House of Lords voted to add a new provision[1] to the Identity Cards Bill which would have said:[2]

  • Before the Identity Cards laws can be enforced, the Government must publish a detailed report stating all the costs of the system since 2004 and a cost estimate by year for the next ten years, and a statement of the expected benefits of the system.

The majority of MPs in the House of Commons subsequently voted to remove this requirement from the proposed law.[3]

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 14.0%
Con124 059.0%
Green1 0100.0%
Ind Lab1 0100.0%
Judge0 110.0%
Lab5 14670.9%
LDem60 081.1%
Other2 025.0%
UUP2 066.7%
Crossbench42 827.5%
Total:237 15654.1%

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

Sort by: Name | Party | Vote

NamePartyVote
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Barnett Labaye
Baroness Kennedy of The ShawsLabaye
Lord Rea Labaye
Lord Sheldon Labaye

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