Pensions Bill — 27 Oct 2008 at 16:55

The Earl of Stair voted in the minority (Content).

moved Amendment No. 69A:

After Clause 98, insert the following new Clause-
"Suspension of annuitisation order
(1) The Secretary of State may by order suspend any statutory provision or rule of law requiring a pension to be taken in the form of an annuity.
(2) The Secretary of State may by order renew an order made under subsection (1).
(3) The period for which a suspension order, made under subsection (1) or (2), has effect must be stated in the order and may not be less than 6 months or more than 2 years.
(4) Any order made under subsection (1) or (2) does not have effect until a draft has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 69A) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 129; Not-Contents, 156.

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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
Con0 96 (+2 tell)47.8%
DUP0 133.3%
Ind Lab0 1100.0%
Lab112 (+2 tell) 052.5%
LDem39 152.6%
UUP0 133.3%
Crossbench3 2715.8%
Total:154 12741.0%

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
Baroness Falkner of MargravineLDem (front bench)aye

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