Police and Justice Bill — 9 Oct 2006 at 19:21
Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean voted with the majority (Not-Content).
moved Amendment No. 59:
After Clause 11, insert the following new clause-
"POWER TO SEARCH FOR FIREARMS
If a police constable has reason to believe that a person or persons in a particular area may be carrying firearms, he may arrange-
(a) for that area to be sealed off; and (b) for the searching for firearms of any people or vehicles in that particular area, by whatever means he considers appropriate."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 59) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 93; Not-Contents, 101.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||34 (+1 tell)||16.5%|
|Lab||96 (+2 tell)||1||46.3%|
|LDem||0||41 (+1 tell)||53.2%|
|Viscount Colville of Culross||Crossbench (front bench)||no|