Water Bill [HL] — 24 Jun 2003 at 16:32

moved Amendment No. 37:

After Clause 30, insert the following new clause-


(1) Section 21 of the WIA (validity of enforcement orders) is amended as follows.

(2) At the end of paragraph (a) of subsection (1), there is omitted the word "or".

(3) After paragraph (b) of subsection (1), there is added-

"(c) that the making or confirmation of the order was based on an error of law or fact; or

(d) that in the circumstances of the case, the making or confirmation of the order was not reasonable."

(4) For subsection (2) there is substituted-

"(2) On any such application, the High Court may, if satisfied that any of the grounds set out in subsection (1) above are proved-

(a) quash the order or any provision of the order; or

(b) vary the whole of the order, or any part of the order whether the application relates to that part of the order or not.""

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 37) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 123; Not-Contents, 120.

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con68 (+2 tell) 032.6%
Crossbench12 811.6%
Green1 0100.0%
Lab0 109 (+2 tell)57.2%
LDem38 058.5%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:120 11737.2%

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 Boston of FavershamCrossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbenchno
Lord Marsh Crossbenchno
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbenchno
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchno
Lord Weatherill Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbench (front bench)no

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