Disability Discrimination Bill [HL] — 3 Feb 2005 at 12:25
Clause 2 <[i>Discrimination by public authorities]:
moved Amendment No. 4:
Page 3, line 32, at end insert-
"( ) In the 1995 Act, after section 21(2) there is inserted-
"(2A) In determining their duty under subsection (2), NHS hospital trusts shall ensure that adequate equipment is available to enable disabled persons to be diagnosed and treated to the same standards as other persons.
(2B) When assessing the reasonableness of providing equipment under subsection (2A), NHS hospital trusts must not refuse to provide equipment on the grounds of cost alone, unless those costs are grossly disproportionate.""
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 4) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 80; Not-Contents, 103.
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|
|Crossbench||7||9 (+1 tell)||9.7%|
|Lab||94 (+2 tell)||0||47.3%|
|LDem||0||35 (+1 tell)||52.2%|
|Viscount Craigavon||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Howarth of Breckland||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Walton of Detchant||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Warnock||Crossbench (front bench)||no|