Statistics and Registration Service Bill — 9 Jul 2007 at 17:08
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"(1A) The Code shall include rules and principles relating to the access to official statistics in their final form prior to publication ("pre-release access"), including-
(a) the circumstances in which, or descriptions of statistics in relation to which, pre-release access may or may not be granted; (b) the persons, or descriptions of persons, to whom pre-release access may be granted;(c) the period, or maximum period, during which pre-release access may be granted; and(d) the conditions subject to which pre-release access may be granted.
(1B) The Code may make different provision for different cases."
Leave out Clause 11
The Commons disagree to Lords Amendments Nos. 12, 13, 15, 20, 67 to 70 and 72 for the following Reason and propose Amendments Nos. 15B and 15C to Clause 11 -
Because the rules and principles relating to pre-release access are more appropriately provided for by order made by Ministers or the devolved administrations, subject to scrutiny by affirmative resolution procedure, than by the Statistics Board.
Page 5, line 22, leave out "National"
Page 6, line 4, leave out "Treasury" and insert "Minister for the Cabinet Office"
rose to move, as an amendment to Motion C, leave out from "House" to end, and insert "do insist on its Amendments Nos. 12, 13, 15, 20, 67 to 70 and 72, and do disagree with Commons Amendments Nos. 15B and 15C.".
On Question, Whether the said Motion (No. C1) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 181; Not-Contents, 151.
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||101 (+1 tell)||0||49.5%|
|Lab||0||140 (+2 tell)||66.4%|
|LDem||43 (+1 tell)||0||56.4%|
|Lord Boston of Faversham||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Howarth of Breckland||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|