Disability Discrimination Bill [HL] — 3 Feb 2005 at 16:10

[Amendments Nos. 23 to 25 not moved.]

Clause 7 [Rail vehicles: accessibility compliance certificates]:

[Amendment No. 26 not moved.]

moved Amendment No. 27:

After Clause 8, insert the following new clause-

"BUS ACCESSIBILITY REGULATIONS

In the 1995 Act, after section 47 there is inserted-

:TITLE3:"Bus vehicles

BUS ACCESSIBILITY REGULATIONS

(1) The Secretary of State shall make regulations for the purpose of securing that it is possible-

(a) for disabled persons-

(i) to get on to and off regulated bus vehicles of 22 seats or more in safety and without unreasonable difficulty;

(ii) to be carried in such vehicles in safety and in reasonable comfort; and

(b) for disabled persons in wheelchairs-

(i) to get on to and off such vehicles in safety and without unreasonable difficulty while remaining in their wheelchairs; and

(ii) to be carried in such vehicles in safety and in reasonable comfort while remaining in their wheelchairs.

(2) Regulations shall in particular create an offence of parking a motor vehicle at a bus stop clearly delineated on the road during the normal hours of bus operation contrary to the purposes set out in subsection (1).

(3) A person found guilty of such an offence, as set out in subsection (2), is liable to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale and up to 3 penalty points on their drivers' licence.""

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 27) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 36; Not-Contents, 100.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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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
Con2 32.4%
Crossbench5 34.6%
Green0 1100.0%
Lab91 (+2 tell) 045.8%
LDem0 27 (+2 tell)42.0%
Total:98 3420.8%

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NamePartyVote
Lord Lamont of LerwickCon (front bench)no
Lord Vinson Conno
Viscount Allenby of MegiddoCrossbench (front bench)aye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Molyneaux of KilleadCrossbenchaye

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