Lords Amendment — 16 Mar 2004 at 16:38

3 Clause 2, page 2, line 14, at end insert- "( ) The pilot order must provide that-

(a) all postal ballot papers must be accompanied by a declaration of identity, signed by the elector and by a witness, and containing in legible form the name and address of the witness;

(b) each elector who has returned a postal ballot paper is sent an acknowledgment by the returning officer."

The Commons disagree to this Amendment for the following Reason-

3A Because it is not appropriate to make the requirements to which the Lords amendment relates.

rose to move Amendment No. 3B, as an amendment to the Motion that this House do not insist on its amendment 3 to which the Commons have disagreed for their reason numbered 3A, leave out "not".

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 3B) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 174; Not-Contents, 126.

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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
Con102 048.8%
Crossbench19 1117.8%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab0 111 (+2 tell)61.7%
LDem48 (+2 tell) 078.1%
Other0 19.1%
Total:171 12346.7%

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 Bhatia Crossbenchno
Viscount Bledisloe Crossbenchno
Lord Boston of FavershamCrossbenchno
Lord Chorley Crossbenchno
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Roll of IpsdenCrossbenchno
Baroness Strange Crossbenchno
Lord Walton of DetchantCrossbenchno
Lord Weatherill Crossbench (front bench)no

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