Digital Economy Bill — Report (1st Day) — 22 Feb 2017 at 16:00

Lord Prescott voted with the majority (Content).

Moved by Lord Mendelsohn

1: Clause 1, page 2, leave out lines 4 and 5 and insert-“(2B) The universal service order must specify that the target for broadband connections and services to be provided before 2020 must have-(a) speeds of 2 gigabits or more;(b) fibre to the premises (FTTP) as a minimum standard;(c) appropriate measures to ensure that internet speed levels are not affected by high contention ratios;(d) appropriate measures to ensure service providers run low latency networks.(2BA) The universal service order must specify as soon as reasonably practicable that, by 2020, the following will be available in every household in the United Kingdom-(a) download speeds of 30 megabits per second;(b) upload speeds of 6 megabits per second;(c) fast response times;(d) committed information rates of 10 megabits per second;(e) an unlimited usage cap.(2BB) In meeting the obligations set out in subsection (1), internet service providers have a duty to ensure that their networks offer at least the minimum standards specified in subsection (2BA) to every household in areas of low population density, before deploying their networks in urban areas.(2BC) The Secretary of State must ensure that-(a) the premises of small and medium-sized enterprises are prioritised in the roll-out of the universal service broadband obligation;(b) rollout of universal service broadband obligations is delivered on a fair and competitive basis.(2BD) The universal service order shall, in particular, say that mobile network coverage must be provided to the whole of the United Kingdom.”

Ayes 250, Noes 206.

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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
Bishop0 311.5%
Con0 178 (+2 tell)66.9%
Crossbench37 1930.6%
DUP1 025.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Judge0 16.7%
Lab132 (+2 tell) 060.9%
LDem72 066.7%
Non-affiliated4 116.7%
PC1 050.0%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:248 20453.0%

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 Bew Crossbenchno
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Campbell of SurbitonCrossbenchno
Baroness Cox Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Curry of KirkharleCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Falkland Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Fellowes Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Slim Crossbenchno
Lord St John of BletsoCrossbenchno
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchno
Baroness Young of HornseyCrossbenchno
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno

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