Civil Liability Bill [HL] — Report — 12 Jun 2018 at 17:45

Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton

1: Clause 1, page 1, line 5, leave out from “an” to end of line 7 and insert “injury of soft tissue in the neck, back or shoulder that is of a description falling within subsection (1A), but not including an injury excepted by subsection (1B).(1A) An injury falls within this subsection if it is-(a) a sprain, strain, tear, rupture or lesser damage of a muscle, tendon or ligament in the neck, back or shoulder, or(b) an injury of soft tissue associated with a muscle, tendon or ligament in the neck, back or shoulder.(1B) An injury is excepted by this subsection if-(a) it is an injury of soft tissue which is a part of or connected to another injury, and(b) the other injury is not an injury of soft tissue in the neck, back or shoulder of a description falling within subsection (1A).”

Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton

2: Clause 1, page 1, line 8, leave out subsection (2)

Moved by Lord Berkeley

2A: Clause 1, page 1, line 17, leave out second “the person” and insert “that person”

Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton

3: Clause 1, page 2, line 10, leave out subsection (5)

Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton

4: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“Power to amend section 1(1) The Lord Chancellor may by regulations amend the definition of “whiplash injury” in section 1, but not so as to include an injury of soft tissue other than soft tissue in the neck, back or shoulder.(2) Before making regulations under subsection (1), the Lord Chancellor must-(a) review the definition of “whiplash injury” in section 1,(b) as part of the review, consider whether to amend section 1,(c) prepare and publish a report of the review, including a decision whether or not to amend section 1 and the reasons for the decision, and(d) lay a copy of the report before Parliament.(3) After laying the copy of the report before Parliament and before making regulations under subsection (1), the Lord Chancellor must consult-(a) the Lord Chief Justice;(b) the General Council of the Bar; (c) the Law Society;(d) the Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health and Social Care;(e) the member of staff of the Welsh Government designated by the Welsh Ministers as the Chief Medical Officer for Wales;(f) such other persons or bodies as the Lord Chancellor considers appropriate.(4) The Lord Chancellor may not carry out the first review under subsection (2) before the end of the period of three years beginning with the day on which section 1 comes into force.(5) After the first review, the Lord Chancellor may not carry out a review under subsection (2) before the end of the period of three years beginning with-(a) if regulations under subsection (1) were made following the previous review, the day on which those regulations came into force, or(b) if no regulations under subsection (1) were made following the previous review, the day on which a copy of the report of the previous review was laid before Parliament.(6) A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section is subject to affirmative resolution procedure.”

Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton

5: Clause 2, page 2, line 29, after “injury” insert “or any of the whiplash injuries suffered on that occasion”

Moved by Lord Woolf

6: Clause 2, page 2, line 30, leave out “two years” and insert “twelve months”

Moved by Lord Keen of Elie

11: Clause 2, page 2, line 35, after “injury” insert “or injuries, taken together,”

Moved by Lord Keen of Elie

13: Clause 2, page 2, line 38, after “injury” insert “or injuries”

14: Clause 2, page 2, line 44, after “injury” insert “or injuries”

15: Clause 2, page 3, line 2, after “injury” insert “or injuries”

16: Clause 2, page 3, line 8, after “injury” insert “or injuries”

Moved by Lord Woolf

18: Clause 2, leave out Clause 2

Ayes 205, Noes 218.

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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 13.8%
Con176 (+2 tell) 165.3%
Crossbench26 17 (+1 tell)23.3%
DUP3 075.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat0 1100.0%
Judge3 020.0%
Lab2 108 (+1 tell)50.5%
LDem2 7167.6%
Non-affiliated1 313.3%
PC0 150.0%
UKIP1 033.3%
UUP2 0100.0%
Total:216 20348.4%

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
Viscount Hailsham Conaye
Lord Bichard Crossbenchaye
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Lord Cromwell Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchaye
Viscount Falkland Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Hameed Crossbenchaye
Baroness Hayman Crossbenchaye
The Earl of ListowelCrossbenchaye
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Mair Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Meacher Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness O'Loan Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Pannick Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Woolf Crossbench (front bench)tellaye
Lord Donoughue Labno
Lord Lipsey Lab (minister)no
Lord Loomba LDemno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

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