Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech — 2 Dec 2003 at 22:13
rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion for an humble Address, at the end of the Address to insert "but regrets the decision of Your Majesty's Government to propose changes to the House of Lords which repudiate their previous commitment to create a more democratic and more representative House; and calls on Your Majesty's Government to introduce legislation which, while ending hereditary membership of the House, will ensure a majority of Members of the House are democratically elected."
On Question, Whether the said amendment shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 36; Not-Contents, 141.
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|
|Lab||100 (+2 tell)||0||54.8%|
|LDem||0||26 (+2 tell)||43.8%|
|Lord Alexander of Weedon||Con||aye|
|Lord Henley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|The Earl of Onslow||Con||aye|