Speakership of the House — 31 Jan 2006 at 18:18

Lord Williamson of Horton voted with the majority (Not-Content).

rose to move, as an amendment to the motion standing in the name of the Lord President, in line 3, after "approved" to insert "except that the title of the office should be "Lord Presiding Officer"".

had given notice of his intention to move, as an amendment to the Motion standing in the name of the Lord President, in line 3, after "approved" to insert "except that in carrying out the duties recommended in paragraph 17 the Lord on the Woolsack should act as guardian of the Companion".

The noble Lord said: My Lords, I gather that the noble Lord, Lord Elton, had in mind to move a manuscript amendment to include the word "a" in this amendment, which I think would make it more amenable to your Lordships-but where is he? He had it in mind, so he informed me, to move an amendment to my amendment to turn it into "a" Companion, not "the" Companion-

<[i>Amendment No. 4 not moved.]

rose to move, as an amendment to the motion standing in the name of the Lord President, in line 3, after "approved" to insert "except that the Leader's role at Question Time should be transferred to the Lord Speaker".

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 5) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 132; Not-Contents, 176.

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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
Con90 (+1 tell) 646.4%
Crossbench29 619.2%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge1 010.0%
Lab17 113 (+2 tell)63.5%
LDem33 (+1 tell) 451.4%
Total:171 12944.4%

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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Lord Baker of DorkingCon (front bench)aye
Lord Denham Con (front bench)aye
Lord Lamont of LerwickCon (front bench)aye
Lord Lawson of BlabyCon (front bench)aye
Lord Quinton Conaye
Lord St John of FawsleyConaye
Lord Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Baroness Boothroyd Crossbenchaye
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Robertson of Port EllenCrossbenchaye
Viscount Tenby Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Turnbull Crossbenchaye
Lord Clinton-Davis Lab (minister)no
Lord Dixon Lab (minister)no
Lord Faulkner of WorcesterLabno
Lord Foster of Bishop AucklandLabno
Lord Griffiths of Burry PortLabno
Baroness Hollis of HeighamLabno
Lord Howarth of NewportLabno
Lord Judd Lab (minister)no
Lord Kirkhill Labno
Lord Lofthouse of PontefractLabno
Baroness Mallalieu Lab (minister)no
Lord McIntosh of HaringeyLabno
Lord Moonie Labno
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)no
Baroness Turner of CamdenLabno
Baroness Wilkins Lab (minister)no
Lord Winston Lab (minister)no
Lord Goodhart LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Hamwee LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Tyler LDem (front bench)aye

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