Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — 19 Jul 2006 at 15:58
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne was absent
Read a third time.
moved the Amendment:
After Clause 16, insert the following new clause-
"EXCLUSION OF MINISTERS FROM OFFICE
(1) Section 30 of the 1998 Act (exclusion of Ministers from office) is amended as follows.
(2) After subsection (1)(b) insert-
"(c) because he is no longer committed to upholding the rule of law in Northern Ireland,".
(3) After subsection (2)(b) insert-
"(c) because it is no longer committed to upholding the rule of law in Northern Ireland,".
(4) After subsection (7)(d) insert-
"(da) whether he or it is committed now and in the future to upholding the rule of law in Northern Ireland;"."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 1) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 97; Not-Contents, 149.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||74 (+2 tell)||35.8%|
|Lab||123 (+2 tell)||0||58.4%|
|Lord Cobbold||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Viscount Colville of Culross||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Greenway||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|The Countess of Mar||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Molyneaux of Killead||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Rees-Mogg||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lady Saltoun of Abernethy||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Walpole||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Walton of Detchant||Crossbench||aye|