Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill — 27 Nov 2000 at 18:51
moved Amendment No. 22:
Page 93, line 29, at end insert--
("(3A) Subject to subsection (3B), no material to which this section applies shall be distributed or displayed to the public free of charge during the referendum period by or on behalf of--
(a) any Minister of the Crown, government department or local authority;
(b) any other person or body whose expenses are defrayed wholly or mainly out of public funds or by any local authority; or
(c) the Post Office;
unless such material--
(d) is factual and impartial; and
(e) has been circulated to permitted participants at least seven days before it is published.
(3B) Subsection (3A) does not apply to--
(a) material made available to persons in response to specific requests for information or to persons seeking access to it; or
(b) material published on web-sites.").
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 22) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 134; Not-Contents, 184.
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 (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||117 (+1 tell)||52.4%|
|Crossbench||1||14 (+1 tell)||10.0%|
|Lab||133 (+2 tell)||0||69.6%|
|Baroness Richardson of Calow||Crossbench||no|