European Union Bill — Inconsequential wording change : supporting to permitting — 8 Jun 2011 at 18:25

The majority of members of the House of Lords voted to make an inconsequential change to the wording of the European Union Bill[1].

The majority of Contents agreed to make the following amendment to Clause 1 of the European Union Bill[2]:

‘leave out out "supporting" and insert "permitting"’ from this text:

'A reference to a Minister of the Crown voting in favour of or otherwise supporting a decision is a reference to a Minister of the Crown voting in favour of or otherwise supporting the decision in the European Council or the Council.'

Clause 1 offers explanatory notes that aid the understanding and intended meaning of terms used in Part 1 of the bill.

The debate reveals the amendment was proposed "in a purely formal way", in an effort to seek reassurances, so apparently was not intended to be, and doesn't appear to be, substantive.

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Lord Aberdare Crossbenchaye
Baroness Adams of CraigieleaLabaye
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Lord Anderson of SwanseaLabaye
Baroness Andrews Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Armstrong of Hill TopLabaye
Lord Armstrong of IlminsterCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Bach Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Bakewell Labaye
Lord Bassam of BrightonLab (minister)aye
Lord Beecham Lab (minister)aye
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Lord Bhattacharyya Labaye
Lord Bichard Crossbenchaye
Lord Bilston Lab (minister)aye
Lord Birt Crossbenchaye
Baroness Blackstone Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Blood Labaye
Lord Boyd of DuncansbyLab (minister)aye
Lord Bradley Labaye
Lord Brennan Labaye
Lord Brooke of AlverthorpeLab (minister)aye
Lord Brookman Labaye
Lord Browne of BelmontDUPaye
Lord Browne of LadytonLabaye
Lord Browne of MadingleyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Butler of BrockwellCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Campbell-Savours Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Campbell of SurbitonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Carlile of BerriewLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Christopher Lab (minister)aye
The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLabaye
Lord Clark of WindermereLabaye
Lord Clinton-Davis Lab (minister)aye
Lord Cobbold Crossbenchaye
Lord Collins of HighburyLabaye
Lord Corbett of Castle ValeLabaye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Crawley Lab (minister)aye
Lord Cunningham of FellingLab (minister)aye
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Davies of CoityLab (minister)aye
Lord Davies of OldhamLab (minister)aye
Lord Davies of StamfordLab (minister)aye
Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-FyldeLabaye
Lord Dear Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Deben Conaye
Baroness Deech Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Desai Labaye
Baroness Donaghy Labaye
Lord Donoughue Labaye
Baroness Drake Labaye
Lord Dubs Lab (minister)aye
Lord Dykes LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Eatwell Lab (minister)aye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
The Earl of ErrollCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Evans of ParksideLabaye
Viscount Falkland LDemaye
Baroness Farrington of RibbletonLabaye
Lord Faulkner of WorcesterLab (minister)aye
Lord Forsyth of DrumleanCon (front bench)aye
Lord Foster of Bishop AucklandLabaye
Lord Foulkes of CumnockLab (minister)aye
Baroness Fritchie Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Gale Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Gibson of Market RasenLab (minister)aye
Lord Giddens Lab (minister)aye
Lord Goldsmith Lab (minister)aye
Lord Goodhart LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Gordon of StrathblaneLab (minister)aye
Baroness Goudie Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Gould of PotternewtonLab (minister)aye
Lord Grantchester Lab (minister)aye
Lord Grenfell Otheraye
Baroness Grey-Thompson Crossbenchaye
Lord Grocott Labaye
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Harries of PentregarthCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Harris of HaringeyLab (minister)aye
Lord Harrison Lab (minister)aye
Lord Hart of ChiltonLab (minister)aye
Lord Haskel Lab (minister)aye
Lord Haworth Labaye
Baroness Hayter of Kentish TownLab (minister)aye
Baroness Healy of Primrose HillLab (minister)aye
Baroness Henig Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Hilton of EggardonLab (minister)aye
Lord Hollick Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Hollis of HeighamLab (minister)aye
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Howarth of NewportLabaye
Lord Howe of AberavonCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchaye
Baroness Howells of St DavidsLab (minister)aye
Lord Howie of TroonLabaye
Lord Hoyle Labaye
Baroness Hughes of StretfordLab (minister)aye
Lord Hughes of WoodsideLabaye
Lord Hunt of ChestertonLabaye
Lord Hunt of Kings HeathLab (minister)aye
Lord Irvine of LairgLab (minister)aye
Lord Jones Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Jones of WhitchurchLab (minister)aye
Lord Kakkar Crossbenchaye
Lord Kennedy of SouthwarkLab (minister)aye
Baroness Kennedy of The ShawsLabaye
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord King of West BromwichLabaye
Baroness Kinnock of HolyheadLab (minister)aye
Lord Kirkhill Labaye
Lord Knight of WeymouthLab (minister)aye
Lord Krebs Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Lea of CrondallLabaye
Lord Leitch Labaye
Baroness Liddell of CoatdykeLab (minister)aye
Lord Liddle Lab (minister)aye
Lord Lipsey Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Lister of BurtersettLabaye
The Earl of ListowelCrossbenchaye
Lord Lloyd of BerwickCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord MacKenzie of CulkeinLabaye
Lord Mackenzie of FramwellgateLab (minister)aye
Lord Maclennan of RogartLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Mandelson Labaye
Lord Martin of SpringburnCrossbenchaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Massey of DarwenLab (minister)aye
Lord Maxton Lab (minister)aye
Lord McAvoy Lab (minister)aye
Lord McConnell of GlenscorrodaleLabaye
Baroness McDonagh Labaye
Lord McFall of AlcluithLabaye
Baroness McIntosh of HudnallLab (minister)aye
Lord McKenzie of LutonLab (minister)aye
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchaye
Lord Mitchell Labaye
Lord Monks Labaye
Lord Moonie Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Morgan of HuytonLabaye
Lord Morris of AberavonLab (minister)aye
Lord Morris of HandsworthLab (minister)aye
Baroness Morris of YardleyLab (minister)aye
Lord Moser Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Noon Labaye
Baroness Nye Labaye
Lord O'Neill of ClackmannanLab (minister)aye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BlackburnLabaye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Pendry Labaye
Baroness Pitkeathley Lab (minister)aye
Lord Plant of HighfieldLab (minister)aye
Lord Ponsonby of ShulbredeLabaye
Baroness Prashar Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Prescott Labaye
Baroness Prosser Lab (minister)aye
Lord Puttnam Labaye
Baroness Quin Lab (minister)aye
Lord Radice Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleLab (minister)aye
Lord Ramsbotham Crossbenchaye
Lord Rea Lab (minister)aye
Lord Reid of CardowanLabaye
Baroness Rendell of BaberghLab (minister)aye
Lord Richard Lab (minister)aye
Lord Robertson of Port EllenCrossbenchaye
Lord Rodgers of Quarry BankLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Rogan UUPaye
Lord Rooker Labaye
Lord Rosser Lab (minister)aye
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Rowlands Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Royall of BlaisdonLab (minister)aye
Lord Sawyer Labaye
Baroness Scotland of AsthalLabaye
Lord Sewel Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Sherlock Labaye
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Smith of BasildonLab (minister)aye
Lord Smith of FinsburyLabaye
Lord Snape Labaye
Lord Soley Lab (minister)aye
Lord Stevens of KirkwhelpingtonCrossbenchaye
Lord Stevenson of BalmacaraLab (minister)aye
Lord Stone of BlackheathLabaye
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Swinfen Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Symons of Vernham DeanLab (minister)aye
Lord Taverne LDemaye
Baroness Taylor of BoltonLab (minister)aye
Lord Temple-Morris Lab (minister)aye
Viscount Tenby Crossbenchaye
Baroness Thornton Lab (minister)aye
Lord Tomlinson Lab (minister)aye
Lord Touhig Labaye
Lord Triesman Lab (minister)aye
Lord Tugendhat Con (front bench)aye
Lord Tunnicliffe Lab (minister)tellaye
Baroness Turner of CamdenLabaye
Baroness Wall of New BarnetLab (minister)aye
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchaye
Baroness Warwick of UndercliffeLabaye
Baroness Wheeler Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Whitaker Labaye
Lord Whitty Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Wilkins Labaye
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbenchtellaye
Lord Wills Labaye
Lord Wood of AnfieldLabaye
Lord Woolmer of LeedsLab (minister)aye
Lord Wright of RichmondCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Young of HornseyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Young of Norwood GreenLab (minister)aye
Lord Addington LDem (front bench)no
Lord Ahmad of WimbledonConno
Lord Alderdice LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Anelay of St JohnsCon (front bench)tellno
The Earl of ArranCon (front bench)no
Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-HamdonLDemno
Viscount Astor Conno
Lord Astor of HeverCon (front bench)no
Earl Attlee Con (front bench)no
Lord Avebury LDem (front bench)no
Lord Baker of DorkingCon (front bench)no
Baroness Barker LDemno
Baroness Benjamin LDemno
Baroness Berridge Con (front bench)no
Lord Bew Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Black of BrentwoodCon (front bench)no
Lord Blencathra Con (front bench)no
Baroness Bonham-Carter of YarnburyLDem (front bench)no
Lord Boswell of AynhoConno
Viscount Bridgeman Con (front bench)no
Baroness Brinton LDemno
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbenchno
Lord Brooke of Sutton MandevilleCon (front bench)no
Lord Brougham and Vaux Con (front bench)no
Baroness Browning Con (front bench)no
Lord Burnett LDemno
Baroness Buscombe Conno
Baroness Byford Con (front bench)no
The Earl of CaithnessCon (front bench)no
Earl Cathcart Conno
Lord Cavendish of FurnessConno
Lord Chorley Crossbenchno
Lord Clement-Jones LDem (front bench)no
Lord Colwyn Con (front bench)no
Lord Cope of BerkeleyCon (front bench)no
Lord Cormack Conno
The Earl of CourtownConno
Lord Crathorne Con (front bench)no
Lord Crickhowell Con (front bench)no
Baroness Cumberlege Conno
Lord Dannatt Crossbenchno
Lord de Mauley Con (front bench)no
Lord Denham Conno
Lord Dholakia LDem (front bench)no
Lord Dixon-Smith Conno
Lord Dobbs Conno
Baroness Doocey LDemno
The Earl of DundeeCon (front bench)no
Lord Eames Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Eaton Conno
Viscount Eccles Conno
Baroness Eccles of MoultonCon (front bench)no
Lord Eden of WintonConno
Lord Edmiston Conno
Lord Elton Con (front bench)no
Lord Empey UUPno
Baroness Falkner of MargravineLDem (front bench)no
Lord Faulks Con (front bench)no
Lord Feldman Con (front bench)no
Lord Fellowes of West StaffordConno
Lord Fink Conno
Lord Flight Con (front bench)no
Baroness Fookes Con (front bench)no
Lord Fowler Con (front bench)no
Lord Framlingham Conno
Lord Fraser of CarmyllieConno
Lord Freeman Con (front bench)no
Lord Freud Con (front bench)no
Baroness Garden of FrognalLDem (front bench)no
Lord Gardiner of KimbleCon (front bench)no
Baroness Gardner of ParkesCon (front bench)no
Lord Geddes Con (front bench)no
Lord German LDemno
The Earl of GlasgowLDemno
Lord Glendonbrook Conno
Lord Goodlad Con (front bench)no
Viscount Goschen Conno
Lord Grade of YarmouthCon (front bench)no
Lord Greaves LDemno
Lord Green of HurstpierpointCon (front bench)no
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Hamilton of EpsomCon (front bench)no
Baroness Hamwee LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Hanham Con (front bench)no
Baroness Harris of RichmondLDem (front bench)no
Lord Henley Con (front bench)no
Baroness Heyhoe Flint Conno
Lord Higgins Conno
Lord Hill of OarefordCon (front bench)no
Lord Hodgson of Astley AbbottsCon (front bench)no
Earl Howe Con (front bench)no
Lord Howell of GuildfordCon (front bench)no
Lord Hunt of WirralCon (front bench)no
Lord Hussain LDemno
Baroness Hussein-Ece LDem (front bench)no
Lord James of BlackheathCon (front bench)no
Baroness Jenkin of KenningtonConno
Lord Jenkin of RodingCon (front bench)no
Baroness Jolly LDemno
Lord Jones of CheltenhamLDemno
Lord Jopling Con (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord King of BridgwaterConno
Lord Kirkham Conno
Lord Kirkwood of KirkhopeLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Knight of CollingtreeConno
Baroness Kramer LDemno
Lord Lamont of LerwickCon (front bench)no
Lord Lang of MonktonConno
Lord Lawson of BlabyCon (front bench)no
Lord Leach of FairfordConno
Lord Lee of TraffordLDem (front bench)no
Lord Lexden Conno
Lord Lingfield Conno
Baroness Linklater of ButterstoneLDemno
The Earl of LiverpoolConno
Lord Loomba LDemno
The Marquess of LothianCon (front bench)no
Lord Lucas Con (front bench)no
Lord Luke Con (front bench)no
Lord Lyell Conno
Lord MacGregor of Pulham MarketCon (front bench)no
Lord Mackay of ClashfernCon (front bench)no
Baroness Maddock LDem (front bench)no
Lord Maginnis of DrumglassUUPno
The Earl of Mar and KellieLDem (front bench)no
Lord Marks of Henley-on-ThamesLDem (front bench)no
Lord Marland Con (front bench)no
Lord Marlesford Con (front bench)no
Lord Mayhew of TwysdenCon (front bench)no
Lord McColl of DulwichCon (front bench)no
Lord McNally LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDemno
The Duke of MontroseConno
Lord Moore of Lower MarshConno
Baroness Morris of BoltonCon (front bench)no
Lord Naseby Con (front bench)no
Lord Newby LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Newlove Conno
Lord Newton of BraintreeConno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Baroness Noakes Con (front bench)no
Lord Northbrook Conno
Baroness Northover LDem (front bench)no
Baroness O'Cathain Con (front bench)no
Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove BayLDemno
Lord Palumbo Conno
Baroness Parminter LDem (front bench)no
Lord Patten Conno
Lord Pearson of RannochUKIPno
Baroness Perry of SouthwarkCon (front bench)no
Lord Phillips of SudburyLDemno
Baroness Randerson LDemno
Baroness Rawlings Con (front bench)no
Lord Razzall LDem (front bench)no
Lord Reay Conno
Lord Ribeiro Conno
Lord Risby Conno
Lord Roberts of ConwyConno
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDem (front bench)no
Lord Ryder of WensumCon (front bench)no
Lord Sanderson of BowdenConno
Lord Sassoon Con (front bench)no
Baroness Scott of Needham MarketLDemno
Baroness Seccombe Conno
Lord Selkirk of DouglasCon (front bench)no
Lord Selsdon Con (front bench)no
Baroness Shackleton of BelgraviaConno
Lord Sharkey LDemno
Baroness Sharples Conno
Lord Shaw of NorthsteadCon (front bench)no
Lord Sheikh Conno
Lord Shipley LDem (front bench)no
Lord Shutt of GreetlandLDem (front bench)tellno
Lord Skelmersdale Con (front bench)no
Lord Smith of CliftonLDem (front bench)no
Lord Spicer Conno
Lord St John of FawsleyConno
Baroness Stedman-Scott Con (front bench)no
Lord Steel of AikwoodLDemno
Lord Stephen LDemno
Lord Stewartby Conno
Lord Stoddart of SwindonIndependent Labourno
Lord Storey LDemno
Baroness Stowell of BeestonCon (front bench)no
Lord Strathclyde Con (front bench)no
Lord Taylor of HolbeachConno
Lord Tebbit Conno
Baroness Thomas of WinchesterLDem (front bench)no
Lord Tope LDemno
Lord Tordoff LDem (front bench)no
Lord Trefgarne Con (front bench)no
Viscount Trenchard Conno
Lord Trimble Con (front bench)no
Lord True Conno
Baroness Trumpington Conno
Lord Tyler LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Tyler of EnfieldLDemno
Viscount Ullswater Con (front bench)no
Lord Vallance of TummelLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Verma Con (front bench)no
Lord Vinson Conno
Lord Waddington Con (front bench)no
Lord Wade of ChorltonCon (front bench)no
Lord Wakeham Con (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of SaltaireLDem (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of TankernessLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Walmsley LDemno
Baroness Warsi Con (front bench)no
Lord Wasserman Conno
Lord Wei Conno
Baroness Wheatcroft Conno
Baroness Wilcox Con (front bench)no
Lord Willis of KnaresboroughLDem (front bench)no
Lord Willoughby de Broke UKIPno
Viscount Younger of LeckieConno

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