Policing and Crime Bill — Report (2nd Day) — 7 Dec 2016 at 18:15

Lord Prescott was absent

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

159: Clause 111, page 132, line 22, leave out from “description” to end of line 24 and insert “which-(a) is designed to discharge only a small plastic missile (whether or not it is also capable of discharging any other kind of missile), and(b) is not capable of discharging a missile (of any kind) with kinetic energy at the muzzle of the weapon that exceeds the permitted level.”

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

160: Clause 111, page 132, line 26, at end insert-“(aa) is spherical, and”

161: Clause 111, page 132, line 27, leave out “6” and insert “8”

162: Clause 111, page 132, line 29, leave out from “which” to “successively” in line 30 and insert “is capable of discharging two or more missiles”

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

163: Clause 112, page 133, line 25, leave out “ignition” and insert “propulsion”

164: Clause 112, page 133, line 35, at end insert-“(2DA) In its application to Scotland, subsection (2C) does not apply in relation to a firearm that is an air weapon.”

165: Clause 112, page 133, line 45, leave out “ignition” and insert “propulsion”

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

166: Clause 114, page 135, leave out line 35 and insert “technical specifications for the deactivation of the weapon that apply at the time when the weapon is made available for sale or as a gift or (as the case may be) when it is sold or given as a gift.(4A) The Secretary of State must publish a document setting out the technical specifications that apply for the purposes of subsection (4)(c) (“the technical specifications document”).(4B) The technical specifications document may set out different technical specifications for different kinds of weapon.(4C) The Secretary of State-(a) may from time to time revise the technical specifications document, and(b) where it is revised-(i) must publish the document as revised, and(ii) specify in it the date on which any changes to the technical specifications that apply for the purposes of subsection (4)(c) take effect.”

167: Clause 114, page 135, leave out lines 36 to 40

168: Clause 114, page 135, line 40, at end insert-“(5A) In the case of a weapon rendered incapable as mentioned in subsection (4)(b) before 8 April 2016, subsection (1)(a) or (b) does not apply if the weapon is made available for sale or as a gift, or (as the case may be) sold or given, by or on behalf of a museum in respect of which a museum firearms licence is in force to another museum in respect of which such a licence is in force.”

169: Clause 114, page 135, line 42, at end insert-“(6A) In this section, “museum firearms licence” means a licence granted under the Schedule to the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988.”

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

169A: After Clause 115, insert the following new Clause-“Authorised lending and possession of firearms for hunting etc(1) After section 11 of the Firearms Act 1968 insert-“11A Authorised lending and possession of firearms for hunting etc(1) A person (“the borrower”) may, without holding a certificate under this Act, borrow a rifle or shot gun from another person on private premises (“the lender”) and have the rifle or shot gun in his or her possession on those premises if-(a) the four conditions set out in subsections (2) to (5) are met, and(b) in the case of a rifle, the borrower is aged 17 or over.(2) The first condition is that the borrowing and possession of the rifle or shot gun are for either or both of the following purposes-(a) hunting animals or shooting game or vermin;(b) shooting at artificial targets. (3) The second condition is that the lender-(a) is aged 18 or over,(b) holds a certificate under this Act in respect of the rifle or shot gun, and(c) is either-(i) a person who has a right to allow others to enter the premises for the purposes of hunting animals or shooting game or vermin, or(ii) a person who is authorised in writing by a person mentioned in sub-paragraph (i) to lend the rifle or shot gun on the premises (whether generally or to persons specified in the authorisation who include the borrower).(4) The third condition is that the borrower’s possession and use of the rifle or shot gun complies with any conditions as to those matters specified in the lender’s certificate under this Act.(5) The fourth condition is that, during the period for which the rifle or shot gun is borrowed, the borrower is in the presence of the lender or-(a) where a rifle is borrowed, a person who, although not the lender, is aged 18 or over, holds a certificate under this Act in respect of that rifle and is a person described in subsection (3)(c)(i) or (ii);(b) where a shot gun is borrowed, a person who, although not the lender, is aged 18 or over, holds a certificate under this Act in respect of that shot gun or another shot gun and is a person described in subsection (3)(c)(i) or (ii).(6) Where a rifle is borrowed on any premises in reliance on subsection (1), the borrower may, without holding a firearm certificate, purchase or acquire ammunition on the premises, and have the ammunition in his or her possession on those premises for the period for which the firearm is borrowed, if-(a) the ammunition is for use with the firearm,(b) the lender’s firearm certificate authorises the lender to have in his or her possession during that period ammunition of a quantity not less than that purchased or acquired by, and in the possession of, the borrower, and(c) the borrower’s possession and use of the ammunition complies with any conditions as to those matters specified in the certificate.”(2) In consequence of the amendment made by subsection (1), omit the following-(a) section 11(5) of the Firearms Act 1968;(b) section 16 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988.”

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

170: Clause 119, page 139, line 16, leave out “in England”

171: Clause 119, page 139, line 17, leave out “in England”

Moved by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

171A: Clause 120, page 140, line 6, at end insert-“( ) In that Act, after section 191(1)(i) insert-“(j) powdered or vaping alcohol.”( ) In the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, in Schedule 2 (controlled drugs), Part III (class C drugs), after paragraph 1(e) insert-“(f) powdered or vaping alcohol.””

Moved by Lord Clement-Jones

172: After Clause 126, insert the following new Clause-“General duties of licensing authorities(1) Section 4 of the Licensing Act 2003 (general duties of licensing authorities) is amended as follows.(2) After subsection (2)(d) insert-“(e) the provision of social or cultural activities.””

Moved by Baroness Deech

173: After Clause 126, insert the following new Clause-“General duties of licensing authorities (No.2)(1) Section 4 of the Licensing Act 2003 (general duties of licensing authorities) is amended as follows.(2) After subsection (2)(d) insert-“(e) securing accessibility for disabled persons.””

Ayes 135, Noes 177.

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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
Bishop0 27.7%
Con166 (+2 tell) 162.8%
Crossbench2 34 (+1 tell)20.2%
DUP1 025.0%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist1 0100.0%
Judge0 16.7%
Lab0 167.3%
LDem2 74 (+1 tell)71.3%
Non-affiliated2 213.3%
PC0 150.0%
UUP1 1100.0%
Total:175 13336.2%

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 Shinkwin Con (front bench)aye
Lord St John of BletsoCrossbenchno
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbenchno
Lord Dykes LDemno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno

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