Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 — 9 Jan 2007 at 21:49

Viscount Trenchard voted in the minority (Content).

The Contents were voting against prohibiting discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation in provision of goods and services in Northern Ireland. The vote was moved by Democratic Unionist Lord Morrow to annul the Equality Act (sexual orientation) regulations (Northern Ireland)

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 68; Not-Contents, 199.

So the Contents lost the vote and legislation continues through Parliament

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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
Bishop1 419.2%
Con10 4124.4%
DUP0 1 (+2 tell)100.0%
Lab114 (+2 tell) 053.5%
LDem51 064.6%
Other1 012.5%
UKIP0 150.0%
UUP0 266.7%
Crossbench20 1719.9%
Total:197 6636.4%

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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The Bishop of WorcesterBishopno
Baroness Flather Conno
Lord Fowler Conno
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Baroness Miller of HendonCon (front bench)no
Baroness Noakes Con (front bench)no
Lord Norton of LouthConno
Lord Renfrew of KaimsthornConno
Lord St John of FawsleyConno
Baroness Verma Conno
Lord Wakeham Conno

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