Serious Crime Bill [HL] — 30 Apr 2007 at 18:13
<[i>Amendment No. 118 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 119:
After Clause 75, insert the following new Clause-
"CHAPTER 4Other measures to disrupt serious crime
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 that area to be sealed off; and(b) for the searching of any people or vehicles in that particular area for firearms, by whatever means he considers appropriate."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 119) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 185; Not-Contents, 138.
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||109 (+1 tell)||0||53.1%|
|Lab||0||133 (+2 tell)||63.7%|
|LDem||47 (+1 tell)||0||61.5%|
|Lord Jay of Ewelme||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Stern||Crossbench (front bench)||no|