Local Government Bill — 10 Sep 2003 at 16:12

Clause 15 [Guidance]:

moved Amendment No. 3:

Page 7, line 7, at end insert-

"( ) The power under subsection (1)(b) is not to be read as limited to the specification of existing guidance."

On Question, amendment agreed to.

Clause 21 [Accounting practices]:

moved Amendment No. 4:

Page 9, line 28, at end insert-

"( ) The power under subsection (2)(b) is not to be read as limited to the identification of an existing document."

On Question, amendment agreed to.

moved Amendment No. 5:

Before Clause 25, insert the following new clause-


The provisions of this Part may only be applied to those local authorities that have been identified by the Audit Commission as at risk of overspending their total budget by more than 10 per cent."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 5) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 145; Not-Contents, 126.

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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con94 (+2 tell) 044.7%
Crossbench12 912.2%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Independent Socialist0 1100.0%
Lab0 114 (+2 tell)60.1%
LDem33 051.6%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:142 12441.7%

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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Baroness Boothroyd Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of ErrollCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Marsh Crossbenchno
Baroness Richardson of CalowCrossbenchno
Lord Roll of IpsdenCrossbenchno
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbench (front bench)no

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