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

Viscount Craigavon 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
Con91 (+1 tell) 646.7%
Ind Lab1 0100.0%
Judge1 010.0%
Lab17 113 (+2 tell)62.3%
LDem33 (+1 tell) 451.4%
Other1 012.5%
UUP1 033.3%
Crossbench29 719.9%
Total:174 13044.1%

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

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NamePartyVote
Lord Baker of DorkingConaye
Lord Denham Conaye
Lord Lamont of LerwickConaye
Lord Lawson of BlabyConaye
Lord Quinton Conaye
Lord St John of FawsleyConaye
Lord Clinton-Davis Labno
Lord Dixon Labno
Lord Faulkner of WorcesterLabno
Lord Foster of Bishop AucklandLabno
Lord Griffiths of Burry PortLabno
Baroness Hollis of HeighamLabno
Lord Howarth of NewportLabno
Lord Judd Labno
Lord Kirkhill Labno
Lord Lofthouse of PontefractLabno
Baroness Mallalieu Labno
Lord McIntosh of HaringeyLabno
Lord Moonie Labno
Viscount Simon Labno
Baroness Turner of CamdenLabno
Baroness Wilkins Labno
Lord Winston Labno
Lord Goodhart LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Hamwee LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Tyler LDemaye

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