Criminal Justice Bill — 5 Nov 2003 at 19:13
Lord Lamont of Lerwick was absent
[Amendment No. 216 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 216A:
Page 90, line 19, at end insert-
"(8A) The Secretary of State may appoint a person appearing to him to have experience of sentencing policy and the administration of sentences to attend and speak at any meeting of the Council."
On Question, amendment agreed to.
Clause 154 [Duty of court to have regard to sentencing guidelines]:
moved Amendment No. 217:
Page 92, line 44, at end insert-
"( ) Nothing in subsection (1) shall fetter the judges' overriding discretion in the individual case to set the sentence he thinks is appropriate."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 217) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 36; Not-Contents, 90.
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|
|Crossbench||1||11 (+2 tell)||8.2%|
|Lab||84 (+2 tell)||0||46.0%|
|Lord Lloyd of Berwick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|