Local Government (Boundaries) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 — 26 Apr 2006 at 20:19
rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 22 March be approved [Considered in Grand Committee on 18 April].
rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion, at end to insert "but this House regrets that the arrangements proposed for seven councils will not provide sufficient local identity, engagement, accountability for decisions or accessibility of the public to political representatives, as expressed by the majority of parties in Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Local Government Association".
On Question, Whether the said amendment shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 57; Not-Contents, 83.
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||80 (+2 tell)||0||39.2%|
|LDem||0||36 (+2 tell)||51.4%|
|Lord Robertson of Port Ellen||Crossbench||no|