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

Lord Bowness 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%
Con41 51 (+1 tell)45.6%
Crossbench43 19 (+1 tell)33.5%
DUP0 3100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab134 (+2 tell) 866.1%
LDem42 964.6%
UKIP0 150.0%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:263 9349.9%

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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NamePartyVote
The Bishop of WinchesterBishopaye
Earl Attlee Conno
Lord Bowness Con (front bench)no
Lord Brooke of Sutton MandevilleCon (front bench)no
Lord Brougham and Vaux Con (front bench)no
Baroness Carnegy of LourConno
Lord Colwyn Con (front bench)no
Lord Cope of BerkeleyConno
The Earl of CourtownConno
Lord Crickhowell Con (front bench)no
Lord Dixon-Smith Con (front bench)no
Baroness Flather Con (front bench)no
Lord Fowler Con (front bench)no
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Geddes Con (front bench)no
Lord Glenarthur Con (front bench)no
Earl Howe Con (front bench)no
Lord Howe of AberavonCon (front bench)no
Lord Hunt of WirralConno
Lord Inglewood Con (front bench)no
Lord Jenkin of RodingConno
Lord Jopling Con (front bench)no
The Earl of LindsayConno
Lord Mackay of ClashfernCon (front bench)no
Lord MacLaurin of KnebworthConno
Lord Mayhew of TwysdenConno
Baroness Neville-Jones Con (front bench)no
Lord Newton of BraintreeConno
Baroness Noakes Con (front bench)no
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
The Earl of OnslowCon (front bench)no
Baroness Platt of WrittleCon (front bench)no
Lord Prior Conno
Baroness Rawlings Con (front bench)no
Lord Reay Conno
Lord Roberts of ConwyConno
The Earl of SelborneCon (front bench)no
Lord Shaw of NorthsteadCon (front bench)no
Lord Taylor of HolbeachCon (front bench)no
Lord Trimble Con (front bench)no
Viscount Ullswater Con (front bench)no
Lord Vinson Conno
Lord Waldegrave of North HillConno
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Lord Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Emerton Crossbenchaye
Lord Greenway Crossbenchaye
Lord Hylton Crossbenchaye
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchaye
Lord Lewis of NewnhamCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Luce Crossbenchaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Neill of BladenCrossbenchtellaye
Lord Northbourne Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchaye
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Lord Skidelsky Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Slynn of HadleyCrossbenchaye
Viscount Tenby Crossbench (front bench)aye
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 ElvelLab (minister)aye
Lord Burnett LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Cotter LDem (front bench)aye
Viscount Falkland LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Fearn LDemaye
Lord Greaves LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Steel of AikwoodLDemaye
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemaye
Lord Maginnis of DrumglassUUPaye

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