Local Government Bill — 10 Sep 2003 at 21:02

Clause 120 [Repeal of prohibition on promotion of homosexuality]:

moved Amendment No. 19:

Page 75, line 40, at end insert-

"(2) Subject to the general principle that the institution of marriage is to be supported, a local authority shall not encourage, or publish material intended to encourage, the adoption of any particular sexual lifestyle.

(3) This section does not prohibit the provision for young persons of sex education or counselling services on sexual behaviour and associated health risks."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 19) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 25; Not-Contents, 100.

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
Con1 157.5%
Crossbench4 5 (+2 tell)6.4%
Lab76 (+1 tell) 342.8%
LDem17 (+1 tell) 028.1%
Total:98 2319.7%

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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NamePartyVote
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Greengross Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Richardson of CalowCrossbenchno
Lord St John of BletsoCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Dixon Labaye
Lord McCarthy Labaye
Lord Wedderburn of CharltonLabaye

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