Enterprise Bill — 28 Oct 2002 at 19:25

[Amendments Nos. 49 to 51 not moved.]

Clause 257 [Investigation by official receiver]:

[Amendment No. 52 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 53:

After Clause 271, insert the following new clause-


(1) The Secretary of State shall commission a reputable and appropriate qualified body to carry out a rolling study of the effects of the personal insolvency aspects of this Act in sections 255 to 271 and Schedules 19 to 23 on-

(a) numbers of personal bankrupts;

(b) cost to unsecured lenders; and

(c) effect on lending rates and on access to credit.

(2) Following the third anniversary of this Act coming into force, and annually thereafter, the Secretary of State shall arrange for an annual report of the findings of the study commissioned in accordance with subsection (1) to be laid before Parliament."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 53) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 61; Not-Contents, 103.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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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
Con0 34 (+2 tell)16.4%
Crossbench2 32.9%
Green0 1100.0%
Lab98 (+2 tell) 052.4%
LDem0 2131.8%
Other1 07.1%
Total:101 5924.8%

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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Lord Bhatia Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no

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