Mental Health Bill [HL] — 19 Feb 2007 at 19:25
moved Amendment No. 5:
After Clause 5, insert the following new Clause-
"Renewal of detention
(1) Section 20 of the 1983 Act (duration of authority) is amended as follows.
(2) In subsection (3), after paragraph (a), insert-
(aa) to arrange for the patient to be examined by- (i) the registered medical practitioner who has been professionally concerned with the medical treatment of the patient; or (ii) if no such practitioner is available, a registered medical practitioner who is an approved clinician, and"
(3) In subsection (3)(b) for "if it appears to him that the conditions set out in subsection (4) below are satisfied, to" substitute "if the responsible clinician and the medical practitioner agree that the requirements of subsection (4) are satisfied the responsible clinician shall""
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 5) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 147; Not-Contents, 108.
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 (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||62 (+1 tell)||0||30.6%|
|Lab||2||106 (+2 tell)||51.9%|
|LDem||58 (+1 tell)||0||75.6%|
|Lord Layard||Lab (minister)||aye|