Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill — 28 Apr 2003 at 16:13
moved Amendment No. 14:
Leave out Clause 11 and insert the following new Clause-
(1) A court shall only consider proceedings for questioning-
(a) the number of ballot papers or votes cast in a referendum held in pursuance of an order under section 1 as certified by the Chief Counting Officer for the referendum or by a counting officer, or
(b) the number of ballot papers or votes cast in a referendum held in pursuance of an order under subsection (2) of section 2 as certified by a person appointed for the purpose in pursuance of an order under subsection (9) of that section, if-
(i) the proceedings are brought in accordance with this section, and
(ii) a claim if filed within six weeks from the date on which a certificate in relation to subsection (1)(a) or (b) is issued by the Chief Accounting Officer, counting officer or other person mentioned in subsection (1)(b).
(2) If there is more than one such certificate for a referendum, the date on which the last certificate is issued should apply."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 14) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 120; Not-Contents, 158.
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 (+1 tell)||104 (+1 tell)||48.8%|
|Lab||112 (+2 tell)||0||59.1%|
|Lord Boston of Faversham||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Cameron of Lochbroom||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Howarth of Breckland||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Roll of Ipsden||Crossbench||no|