Digital Economy Bill — ISP obligations to take account of injunctions — 3 Mar 2010 at 16:45

Lord Laird voted with the majority (Content).

The majority of Lords voted in favour of add to the list of obligations of internet service providers[1] the fact that it that it may also account of circumstances whereby injunctions for preventing access to specified online locations for the prevention of online copyright infringement may be brought.[2]

After introducing this amendment, he explained

  • I apologise for the slightly artificial introduction of this amendment at this point in the proceedings. The use of a paving amendment, Amendment 120A, at this juncture is simply a result of the desire of the signatories to the amendment to ensure a proper debate in prime time in this House of the merits of Clause 17 and our proposed substitute for it.

Clause 17 is entitled Power to amend copyright provisions.

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con99 (+1 tell) 051.3%
DUP0 133.3%
Ind Lab1 0100.0%
Lab0 113 (+2 tell)52.8%
LDem48 (+1 tell) 064.5%
Other0 116.7%
UUP2 066.7%
Crossbench13 2319.1%
Total:163 13844.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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