Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — saviour siblings — definition of serious illness — 21 Jan 2008 at 16:36
Lord Powell of Bayswater voted in the minority (Content).
This amendment seeks to place more stringent limits on the conditions under which saviour sibling tissue-typing can happen, by defining what a 'serious' condition is.
moved Amendment No. 33A:
Schedule 2, page 56, line 8, at end insert-
"(4) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c) and (d) "serious" means life-threatening or impairing severely the quality of life of a person with the disability, illness or condition."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 33A) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 138; Not-Contents, 167.
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||1||71 (+1 tell)||35.3%|
|Lab||120 (+2 tell)||2||56.4%|
|Crossbench||13||44 (+1 tell)||30.9%|
|The Earl of Onslow||Con||no|
|Lord Clarke of Hampstead||Lab||aye|
|The Earl of Glasgow||LDem||aye|
|Lord Livsey of Talgarth||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|