Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — Saviour siblings — life threatening condition — 21 Jan 2008 at 15:37
Lord Newby voted with the majority (Not-Content).
This amendment would only allow tissue-typing tests for embryo selection for saviour siblings where a person had a 'life threatening" condition, rather than a "serious" condition.
moved Amendment No. 30:
Schedule 2, page 55, line 30, after "serious" insert "and potentially life-threatening"
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 30) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 121; Not-Contents, 162.
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.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||6||62 (+1 tell)||33.3%|
|Lab||107 (+2 tell)||3||50.9%|
|Crossbench||19||38 (+1 tell)||30.9%|
|Lord Norton of Louth||Con||no|
|The Earl of Onslow||Con||no|
|The Earl of Selborne||Con||no|
|Lord Clarke of Hampstead||Lab||aye|
|The Earl of Glasgow||LDem||aye|
|The Earl of Mar and Kellie||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Roberts of Llandudno||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Thomas of Gresford||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Williams of Crosby||LDem||aye|