Identity Cards Bill — statutory purpose — 15 Nov 2005 at 21:46

The lords who were Content failed to remove the word "convenient" from paragraph 1(3)(a) of the Identity Card Bill where it says:

The statutory purposes [of the National Identity Register] are to facilitate... (a) a convenient method for such individuals to prove registrable facts about themselves to others; and (b) ... [a] reliable method for registrable facts about such individuals to be ascertained or verified wherever that is necessary in the public interest.

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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
Con0 11 (+2 tell)6.1%
Crossbench3 22.7%
Lab38 (+2 tell) 018.5%
LDem0 00.0%
Total:41 138.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchaye
The Countess of MarCrossbench (front bench)aye

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