Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — creation of admix (inter-species) embroyos — 15 Jan 2008 at 17:53

Baroness Flather voted with the majority (Not-Content).

Amendments tabled by Lord Alton of Liverpool that seek to ban the creation of human admixed (formerly ‘inter-species’) embryos for research, and the use of hamster eggs for testing fertility of sperm.

Those voting Content were voting for a ban on such research. Those voting Not Content were voting to allow the licensing of the research.

Clause 4 <[i>Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin]:

moved Amendment No. 8:

Clause 4, page 4, leave out line 11

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 8) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 96; Not-Contents, 268.

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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
Bishop2 111.5%
Con42 51 (+1 tell)45.4%
DUP0 3100.0%
Ind Lab0 1100.0%
Lab134 (+2 tell) 865.5%
LDem42 963.8%
Other1 014.3%
UKIP0 150.0%
UUP1 166.7%
Crossbench44 19 (+1 tell)34.0%
Total:266 9449.4%

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The Bishop of WinchesterBishopaye
Earl Attlee Conno
Lord Bowness Conno
Lord Brooke of Sutton MandevilleConno
Lord Brougham and Vaux Conno
Baroness Carnegy of LourConno
Lord Colwyn Conno
Lord Cope of BerkeleyConno
The Earl of CourtownConno
Lord Crickhowell Conno
Lord Dixon-Smith Conno
Baroness Flather Conno
Lord Fowler Conno
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Geddes Conno
Lord Glenarthur Conno
Earl Howe Conno
Lord Howe of AberavonConno
Lord Hunt of WirralConno
Lord Inglewood Conno
Lord Jenkin of RodingConno
Lord Jopling Conno
The Earl of LindsayConno
Lord Mackay of ClashfernConno
Lord MacLaurin of KnebworthConno
Lord Mayhew of TwysdenConno
Baroness Neville-Jones Conno
Lord Newton of BraintreeConno
Baroness Noakes Conno
Lord Norton of LouthConno
The Earl of OnslowConno
Baroness Platt of WrittleConno
Lord Prior Conno
Baroness Rawlings Conno
Lord Reay Conno
Lord Roberts of ConwyConno
The Earl of SelborneConno
Lord Shaw of NorthsteadConno
Lord Taylor of HolbeachConno
Lord Trimble Conno
Viscount Ullswater Conno
Lord Vinson Conno
Lord Waldegrave of North HillConno
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Brett Labaye
Lord Dixon Labaye
Lord Donoughue Labaye
Lord Fyfe of FairfieldLabaye
Lord Lofthouse of PontefractLabaye
Lord Pendry Labaye
Lord Williams of ElvelLabaye
Lord Burnett LDemaye
Lord Cotter LDemaye
Viscount Falkland LDemaye
Lord Fearn LDemaye
Lord Greaves LDemaye
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDemaye
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDemaye
Lord Steel of AikwoodLDemaye
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemaye

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