Terrorism Bill — 22 Mar 2006 at 16:39

<[i>The page and line references are to Bill 38 as first printed for the Lords.]

5 Clause 1, page 2, line 1, leave out subsection (4) and insert-

"( ) For the purposes of this section, "indirect encouragement" comprises the making of a statement describing terrorism in such a way that the listener would infer that he should emulate it."

11 Clause 2, page 3, line 23, leave out subsection (4)

31 Clause 20, page 18, leave out lines 13 and 14

34 Clause 21, page 19, leave out lines 29 to 44 and insert "indirectly encourage terrorism, within the meaning of "indirect encouragement" as specified in section Terrorism Act 2006"

The Commons insist on their disagreement to Lords Amendments Nos. 5, 11, 31 and 34, insist on their Amendment No. 34B, but propose Amendment No. 34D in lieu.

34B Page 19, line 39, leave out "of a description" and insert "that is illustrative of a type"

34D Page 6, line 24, at end insert-

"(8A) The reference in subsection (8) to something that is likely to be understood as an indirect encouragement to the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences includes anything which is likely to be understood as-

(a) the glorification of the commission or preparation (whether in the past, in the future or generally) of such acts or such offences; and

(b) a suggestion that what is being glorified is being glorified as conduct that should be emulated in existing circumstances."

rose to move, as an amendment to Motion A, Amendment A1, leave out from "House" to end and insert "do insist on its Amendment No. 31, do not insist on its Amendments Nos. 5, 11 and 34, but do disagree with the Commons in their Amendments 34B and 34D in lieu, and do propose Amendments 34E to 34J in lieu-

34E Clause 1, page 2, line 1, leave out subsection (4) and insert-

"( ) For the purposes of this section "indirect encouragement" means the making of a statement which does not expressly encourage the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences but which is likely to convey to persons who become aware of the statement the inference that they should commit, prepare or instigate such acts or offences."

34F Clause 2, page 3, line 23, leave out subsection (4) and insert-

"( ) For the purposes of this section, matter that is likely to be understood by a person as indirectly encouraging the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism means any matter which is likely to convey to that person the inference that he should commit, prepare or instigate such acts."

34G Clause 3, page 6, line 24, at end insert-

"(8A) The reference in subsection (8) to something that is likely to be understood as an indirect encouragement to the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences includes anything which is likely to be understood as conveying the inference that persons becoming aware of that statement, article or record should commit, prepare or instigate such acts or offences."

34H Clause 21, page 19, leave out lines 29 to 39 and insert-

"(a) include the indirect encouragement of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences (as defined in section 20 of the Terrorism Act 2006); or

(b) are carried out in a manner which ensures that the organisation is associated with statements containing any such encouragement."

34J Page 19, leave out lines 41 and 42"

On Question, Whether the said Motion (No. A1) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 60; Not-Contents, 172.

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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
Con1 31.9%
Crossbench22 917.3%
Green0 1100.0%
Lab144 (+2 tell) 170.7%
LDem0 44 (+2 tell)62.2%
Total:167 5834.2%

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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NamePartyVote
Lord Naseby Con (front bench)no
Baroness Boothroyd Crossbenchaye
Lord Bridges Crossbenchaye
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchaye
Lord Hylton Crossbenchaye
Lord Monson Crossbenchaye
Viscount Montgomery of AlameinCrossbenchaye
Lord Rees-Mogg Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchaye
Lord Ahmed Labaye

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