Postal Services Bill [HL] — Report (1st Day) — 11 May 2009 at 16:31

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Clause 1 : Post Office companies to be owned in their entirety by the Crown

Amendment 1

Moved by Lord Clarke of Hampstead

1: Clause 1, leave out Clause 1 and insert the following new Clause-

"Transfer of property etc.

(1) On such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint, all the property, rights and liabilities to which the original holding company was entitled or subject immediately before that day shall be transferred so as to become by virtue of this section property, rights and liabilities of a company nominated for the purposes of this section by order of the Secretary of State.

(2) The Secretary of State may nominate for the purposes of this section any company formed under the Companies Act 2006 (c. 46) which is a company limited by guarantee with no share capital.

(3) The company shall at all times continue to be a company limited by guarantee with no share capital.

(4) An order nominating a company for the purpose of this section shall contain such provisions as to the appointment of directors, and their terms of office, and members of the company as the Secretary of State may consider appropriate.

(5) In this section-

(a) "the appointed day" means the day appointed under this section,

(b) "the original holding company" means the company that was nominated under section 62 of the Postal Services Act 2000 (c. 26) (transfer of property etc to nominated company), and

(c) "the Post Office company" means the company nominated for the purposes of this section."

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Bishop1 04.2%
Con64 031.8%
Crossbench26 617.0%
DUP0 133.3%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab91 (+2 tell) 12 (+2 tell)49.1%
LDem44 159.2%
UUP0 266.7%
Total:226 2335.4%

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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Allenby of MegiddoCrossbenchaye
Boothroyd Crossbenchaye
Campbell of SurbitonCrossbenchaye
Cobbold Crossbenchaye
Craig of RadleyCrossbenchaye
Palmer Crossbenchaye
Bilston Labaye
Bragg Labaye
Brooks of TremorfaLabaye
Christopher Labaye
Clarke of HampsteadLabtellaye
Evans of ParksideLabaye
Howie of TroonLabaye
Hoyle Labtellaye
Jordan Labaye
Lea of CrondallLabaye
McDonagh Labaye
Morgan Labaye
Morris of HandsworthLabaye
Sawyer Labaye
Livsey of TalgarthLDem (front bench)aye

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