Armed Forces Bill — 6 Nov 2006 at 16:44

Resolved in the negative, and amendment disagreed to accordingly.

moved Amendment No. 6:

After Clause 340, insert the following new clause-
"SPECIAL PROVISION FOR SERVICE PERSONNEL UNDER THE AGE OF 18
(1) Service personnel under the age of 18 are not permitted to serve in combat areas.
(2) Service personnel under the age of 18 are not permitted to carry out guard duty with live weapons.
(3) Service personnel under the age of 17 are to be accommodated in dedicated locations, and particular attention is to be given to their care."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 6) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 60; Not-Contents, 226*.

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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
Con54 025.5%
Crossbench23 816.5%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab145 (+2 tell) 068.7%
LDem0 48 (+2 tell)63.3%
Other1 08.3%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:224 5840.4%

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NamePartyVote
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchaye
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchaye
Baroness Stern Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Thomas of SwynnertonCrossbenchaye
Baroness Young of HornseyCrossbenchaye

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