Consumer Credit Bill — 21 Mar 2006 at 15:41

Lord Laird voted in the minority (Content).

moved Amendment No. 2:

After Clause 37, insert the following new clause-


After section 1 of the 1974 Act insert-

"OFT's general duties

(1) In discharging its functions under this Act to regulate the conduct of licences, the OFT must, so far as is reasonably possible, act in a way-

(a) which is compatible with the regulatory objectives; and

(b) which the OFT considers most appropriate for the purpose of meeting those objectives.

(2) The regulatory objectives are-

(a) the protection of consumers;

(b) the promotion of an efficient and innovative consumer credit industry; and

(c) maintaining a competitive market in consumer credit.""

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

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 132; Not-Contents, 150.

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
Con0 82 (+2 tell)40.2%
Green0 1100.0%
Lab127 (+2 tell) 060.8%
LDem0 4054.1%
UUP0 266.7%
Crossbench21 514.5%
Total:148 13041.6%

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