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.
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|
|Lab||0||111 (+2 tell)||61.7%|
|LDem||48 (+2 tell)||0||78.1%|
|Lord Boston of Faversham||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Hannay of Chiswick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Roll of Ipsden||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Walton of Detchant||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Weatherill||Crossbench (front bench)||no|