Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — need for a father — 21 Jan 2008 at 20:10

moved Amendment No. 108:

Clause 14, page 9, line 12, leave out subsection (2) and insert-
"(2) In subsection (5)-

(a) omit ", other than basic partner treatment services," , and(b) for "a father" substitute "supportive parenting"."

moved, as an amendment to Amendment No. 108, Amendment No. 108A:

Clause 14, line 4, leave out "supportive parenting" and insert "support by a father and a mother"

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 108A) shall be agreed to?

*Their Lordships divided: Contents, 93; Not-Contents, 165.

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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
Bishop0 519.2%
Con3 52 (+1 tell)27.5%
Crossbench18 23 (+1 tell)22.3%
DUP0 3100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab104 (+2 tell) 550.9%
LDem37 046.8%
Total:162 8935.5%

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
Lord Colwyn Con (front bench)no
Baroness Perry of SouthwarkCon (front bench)no
Lord Soulsby of Swaffham PriorConno
Lord Best Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Crisp Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Darcy de Knayth Crossbenchno
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Harries of PentregarthCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchno
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchno
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Walton of DetchantCrossbenchno
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchno
Baroness Young of HornseyCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLabaye
Lord Donoughue Labaye
Baroness Morris of YardleyLabaye
Lord Pendry Labaye

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