Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Report (3rd Day) — 20 Jan 2014 at 16:33

Lord Prescott voted in the minority (Content).

Amendment 92A

Moved by Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab)

92A: Before Clause 111, insert the following new Clause-

“Long-term police authorisation requiring independent approval

(1) The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 32A (authorisations requiring judicial approval) insert-

“32AA Long-term police authorisations requiring independent approval

(1) This section applies where a relevant person has granted a long-term authorisation under section 29.

(2) The authorisation is not to take effect until such time (if any) as the relevant independent body has made an order approving the grant of the authorisation.

(3) The relevant independent body may give approval under this section to the granting of an authorisation under section 29 if, and only if, the relevant independent body is satisfied that-

(a) at the time of the grant-

(i) there were reasonable grounds for believing that the requirements of section 29(2), and any requirements imposed by virtue of section 29(7)(b) are satisfied in relation to that authorisation, and

(ii) the relevant conditions were satisfied in relation to that authorisation, and

(b) at the time when the relevant independent body is considering the matter, there remain reasonable grounds for believing that the requirements of section 29(2), and any requirements imposed by virtue of section 29(7)(b) are satisfied in relation to that authorisation.

(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), the relevant conditions in relation to a grant by an individual holding an office, rank or position in a relevant law enforcement agency are that-

(a) the individual was a designated person for the purposes of section 29,

(b) the grant of an authorisation was not in breach of any prohibition imposed by virtue of section 29(7)(a) or any restriction imposed by virtue of section 30(3), and

(c) any other conditions that may be provided for by the Secretary of State were satisfied.

(5) In this section-

“relevant law enforcement authority” means-

(a) a police force in the United Kingdom, and

(b) the National Crime Agency;

“relevant judicial authority” means-

(a) in relation to England and Wales, the High Court of Justice in England and Wales,

(b) in relation to Scotland, the Court of Session, and

(c) in relation to Northern Ireland, the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland;

“relevant person” means-

(a) an individual holding an office, rank or position in a police force in the United Kingdom, and

(b) an individual holding an office, rank or position in the National Crime Agency.

(6) In this section-

“relevant independent body” must be defined by the Home Secretary in a motion passed by both Houses of Parliament before this section is enacted;

“long-term” must be defined by the Home Secretary in a motion passed by both Houses of Parliament before this section is enacted.””

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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
Bishop1 19.1%
Con145 (+1 tell) 063.8%
Crossbench23 2022.5%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge1 113.3%
Lab0 133 (+2 tell)60.3%
LDem66 (+1 tell) 065.0%
Other0 1100.0%
PC0 150.0%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:237 15950.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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NamePartyVote
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Baroness Boothroyd Crossbenchaye
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The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Grey-Thompson Crossbenchaye
Baroness Hayman Crossbenchaye
Baroness Hollins Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Joffe Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Kidron Crossbenchaye
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbenchaye
The Earl of LyttonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Martin of SpringburnCrossbenchaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
Baroness O'Loan Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness O'Neill of BengarveCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchaye
Lord Pannick Crossbenchaye
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Stern Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)aye

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