Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2003 — 12 Nov 2003 at 22:33
rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 11th September be approved [27th Report from the Joint Committee].
rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion, to insert "but this House notes that the order may lead to increased use of cannabis with risks to the health of young people and regrets that the order is being made before the Government's proposals concerning class C drugs have been finalised".
On Question, Whether the said amendment shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 78; Not-Contents, 61.
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 (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||50 (+2 tell)||0||24.6%|
|Lab||7||49 (+2 tell)||31.2%|
|Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe||Lab||aye|
|Baroness Howells of St Davids||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract||Lab||aye|
|Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate||Lab||aye|
|Lord Morris of Aberavon||Lab||aye|