Violent Crime Reduction Bill — police power to search for firearms — 22 May 2006 at 19:25

Amendment No. 133 not moved.]

moved Amendments Nos. 133A and 133B:

Page 42, line 15, leave out from "another" to "also" in line 16 and insert "member of the staff who is" .
Page 42, line 18, leave out from "of" to end of line 19 and insert "another member of the staff" .

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Amendments Nos. 134 to 137 not moved.]

Clause 40, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 41 Power to search further education students for weapons]:

Amendment No. 138 not moved.]

moved Amendments Nos. 138A and 138B:

Page 43, line 30, leave out from "another" to "also" in line 31 and insert "member of staff who is" .
Page 43, line 33, leave out from "of" to end of line 34 and insert "another member of staff" .

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Amendments Nos. 139 to 142 not moved.]

Clause 41, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 42 Power to search persons in attendance centres for weapons]:

Amendment No. 143 not moved.]

moved Amendments Nos. 143A and 143B:

Page 44, line 45, leave out from "another" to "also" in line 46 and insert "member of staff who is" .
Page 45, line 2, leave out from "of" to end of line 3 and insert "another member of staff" .

On Question, amendments agreed to.

Amendments Nos. 144 to 146 not moved.]

Clause 42, as amended, agreed to.

moved Amendment No. 146A:

After Clause 42, insert the following new clause-

"POWER TO SEARCH FOR FIREARMS

If a police constable has reason to believe that a person or persons in a particular area may be carrying firearms, he may arrange-

(a) for the area to be sealed off; and

(b) for the searching for firearms of any people or vehicles in that area, by whatever means he considers appropriate."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 146A) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 64; Not-Contents, 104.

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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 33 (+2 tell)16.8%
Crossbench3 65.1%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab97 (+2 tell) 047.4%
LDem0 2229.7%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:101 6224.9%

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
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Dahrendorf Crossbenchno
Lord Robertson of Port EllenCrossbenchno
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no

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