Lords Amendment — 5 Nov 2002 at 18:43

The majority voted to allow non-married couples to adopt. It did this by accepting the Commons disagreement to a previous Lords Amendment (made in the vote on 16th October 2002), by rejecting an amendment that would have insisted on the previous amendment.

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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
Bishop2 320.0%
Con18 115 (+2 tell)61.6%
Crossbench30 4343.2%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab118 (+1 tell) 1771.2%
LDem42 (+1 tell) 065.2%
Other1 114.3%
Total:212 18057.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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 Brennan Lab (minister)aye
Lord Brookman Labaye
Lord Brooks of TremorfaLabaye
Lord Bruce of DoningtonLabaye
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLab (minister)aye
Lord Davies of CoityLabaye
Lord Dixon Labaye
Lord Evans of ParksideLab (minister)aye
Lord Islwyn Labaye
Lord Kirkhill Labaye
Lord Lofthouse of PontefractLabaye
Lord Mason of BarnsleyLabaye
Lord Mishcon Labaye
Lord Orme Labaye
Lord Randall of St BudeauxLabaye
Lord Strabolgi Labaye
Lord Walker of DoncasterLabaye
Lord Adebowale Crossbenchno
Lord Alexander of WeedonConno
Lord Best Crossbenchno
Lord Biffen Conno
Lord Birt Crossbenchno
Viscount Bledisloe Crossbenchno
Lord Bowness Con (front bench)no
Lord Brightman Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Brooke of Sutton MandevilleConno
Lord Burns Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Campbell of AllowayCon (front bench)no
Baroness Chalker of WallaseyConno
Lord Condon Crossbenchno
Lord Cooke of ThorndonCrossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Crickhowell Con (front bench)no
Baroness Darcy de Knayth Crossbenchno
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbenchno
Baroness Flather Conno
Lord Freyberg Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Gilmour of CraigmillarConno
Lord Glenarthur Conno
Baroness Greengross Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbenchno
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchno
Lord Jenkin of RodingConno
Lord King of BridgwaterConno
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of ListowelCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Lloyd of BerwickCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Lucas Con (front bench)no
Lord Marsh Crossbenchno
Lord Montagu of BeaulieuConno
The Bishop of NewcastleBishopno
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchno
The Bishop of OxfordBishopno
Baroness Prashar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rix Crossbenchno
Lord Roll of IpsdenCrossbenchno
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of SandwichCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of SelborneCon (front bench)no
Lord Simon of GlaisdaleCrossbenchno
Lord St John of FawsleyConno
Lord Tanlaw Crossbenchno
Lord Tugendhat Conno
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchno
Lord Wilson of TillyornCrossbench (front bench)no

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