Defamation Bill — Report — 5 Feb 2013 at 18:05

Lord Prescott voted with the majority (Content).

Amendment 2

Moved by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town

2: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-

"Non-natural persons

(1) This section applies to an action for defamation brought by-

(a) a body corporate;

(b) other non-natural legal persons trading for profit; or

(c) trade associations representing organisations trading for profit.

(2) The permission of the court must be obtained in order to bring an action to which this section applies.

(3) The court must strike out an application under subsection (2) unless the body corporate can show that the publication of the words or matters complained of has caused, or is likely to cause, substantial financial loss to the claimant.

(4) Non-natural persons performing a public function do not have an action in defamation in relation to a statement concerning that function."

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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
Bishop3 012.5%
Con0 119 (+1 tell)55.0%
Crossbench28 919.6%
DUP1 025.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge2 014.3%
Lab153 (+2 tell) 069.2%
LDem1 60 (+1 tell)66.7%
Non-affiliated1 03.6%
Other1 025.0%
PC1 050.0%
UUP1 033.3%
Total:193 18847.9%

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 Aberdare Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Ballyedmond Crossbenchno
Lord Bew Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Montgomery of AlameinCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Thomas of SwynnertonCrossbenchno
Lord Wilson of TillyornCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Falkland LDemaye
Lord Taverne LDemaye

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