Register of Lords' Interests — 10 May 2000 at 23:46
rose to move to resolve, That the House asserts its responsibility for the conduct of its own affairs and that the sub-committee of the Committee for Privileges should investigate the effectiveness of the House of Lords' Register of Interests.
rose to move, as an amendment to the above Motion, to leave out from "House" to the end and insert "welcomes the enquiry into Standards of Conduct in the House of Lords by the Committee of Standards in Public Life, and asserts the House's ultimate responsibility for the conduct of its own affairs".
On Question, Whether the said amendment shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 111; Not-Contents, 3.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Lab||84 (+2 tell)||0 (+1 tell)||47.0%|
|LDem||18||0 (+1 tell)||32.8%|
|Lord Simon of Glaisdale||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Haskel||Lab (minister)||tellno|
|Lord Avebury||LDem (front bench)||tellno|