Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Categories of Offences) Order 2004 — 14 Dec 2004 at 15:45

rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 15 November be approved <[i>First Report from the Joint Committee; 23rd and 24th Reports from the Merits Committee, Session 2003–04; 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights].

rose to move, as an amendment to the above Motion, at end to insert "but that this House calls on Her Majesty's Government to reconsider the policy furthered by the Order which undermines the presumption of innocence, will lead to wrongful convictions, and will thereby destroy public confidence in the criminal justice system".

On Question, Whether the said amendment to the Motion shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 42; Not-Contents, 90.

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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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop0 27.7%
Con0 41.9%
Crossbench1 53.4%
Lab86 (+2 tell) 042.9%
LDem0 29 (+2 tell)45.6%
Total:87 4019.1%

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