Offender Rehabilitation Bill — Parliamentary Approval of Probation Service Reforms — 11 Mar 2014 at 16:33
Lord Prescott voted to require parliamentary approval of reforms to the probation service.
The majority of members of the House of Lords voted to require the approval of both Houses of Parliament prior to any reforms to the probation service.
The House of Lords was considering the Offender Rehabilitation Bill
The majority of Lords were not content with the Commons amendment to:
- Leave out Clause 1
Clause 1 would provide that no alteration or reform may be made to the structure of the probation service unless the proposals have been laid before, and approved by resolution of, both Houses of Parliament.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Offender Rehabilitation Bill
-  Commons amendments, and Lords' amendments in lieu for consideration of the Offender Rehabilitation Bill on the 11th of March 2014
-  Version of the Bill to which the amendments relate
-  Clause one of the Offender Rehabilitation Bill as the time of the vote
-  Explanatory notes to the Offender Rehabilitation Bill as the time of the vote
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||167 (+1 tell)||0||73.4%|
|Crossbench||11||65 (+1 tell)||40.5%|
|Lab||0||158 (+1 tell)||71.3%|
|LDem||80 (+1 tell)||1||79.6%|
|Lord Armstrong of Ilminster||Crossbench||no|
|Viscount Brookeborough||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Dear||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Thomas of Swynnerton||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Walton of Detchant||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne||LDem||aye|