Racial and Religious Hatred Bill — 8 Nov 2005 at 17:16
moved Amendment No. 2:
After Clause 2, insert the following new clause-
"ABOLITION OF CERTAIN RELIGIOUS OFFENCES
The following offences are hereby abolished-
(a) blasphemy and blasphemous libel;
(b) any distinct offence of disturbing a religious service or religious devotions;
(c) any religious offence of striking a person in a church or churchyard."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 2) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 113; Not-Contents, 153.
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|
|Lab||100 (+2 tell)||26||60.7%|
|LDem||0||52 (+2 tell)||73.0%|
Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.