Offender Management Bill — 11 Jun 2007 at 15:41
House in Committee accordingly.
[The CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES (Lord Brabazon of Tara) in the Chair.]
moved Amendment No. 99:
After Clause 12, insert the following new Clause-
"Procedure for orders under section 12
(1) The Secretary of State must not make an order under section 12 unless-
(a) a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House; and(b) each of the resolutions for approving the draft was agreed more than 60 days after the day on which the draft was laid before the House in question.
(2) No draft order under section 12 is to be laid before Parliament unless-
(a) the Secretary of State has prepared and published a report containing a proposal for the making of such provision; (b) the report sets out the Secretary of State's reasons for making the proposal;(c) the report has been laid before Parliament and each House has approved the proposal contained in the report, either with or without modifications; and(d) the draft order gives effect to the proposal so far as approved by both Houses.
(3) An approval given in either House satisfies the requirements of subsection (2)(c) only if it was given in that House on the first occasion on which a motion for the approval of the proposal was made in that House by a Minister of the Crown after-
(a) the laying of the report; or(b) if more than one report containing that proposal has been laid before that House, the laying of the one laid most recently.
(4) In reckoning a period of 60 days for the purposes of subsection (1), no account shall be taken of a day for which-
(a) Parliament is dissolved or prorogued; or(b) the House in question is adjourned as part of an adjournment for more than four days."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 99) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 170; Not-Contents, 125.
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||88 (+1 tell)||0||43.4%|
|Lab||2||118 (+2 tell)||57.5%|
|LDem||45 (+1 tell)||0||59.0%|
|Baroness Campbell of Surbiton||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Lord Moser||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Turner of Camden||Lab||aye|