Legal Services Bill [HL] — 17 Oct 2007 at 16:40
Clause 15, Page 7, line 15, at end insert-
"( ) Where P is an independent trade union, persons provided with relevant services by virtue of-
(a) their membership or former membership of P, or(b) another person's membership or former membership of P,
do not constitute the public or a section of the public."
rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion that this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 4, leave out from "House" to end and insert "do disagree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 4 but do propose Amendment No. 4A in lieu".
Page 7, line 15, at end insert-
"(5A) Where P is an independent trade union, persons provided with relevant services do not constitute the public or a section of the public in the circumstances specified in subsection (5B).
(5B) The circumstances are-
(a) the persons are provided with the services by virtue of-(i) their membership or former membership of P, or(ii) another person's membership or former membership of P,(b) the services are provided to the persons in connection with any matter which arises out of the terms and conditions of their employment, their treatment by their employers, their workplace relationships or their workplace or other working conditions, and(c) any such employment, employer or workplace is one in respect of which P represents, or seeks to represent, workers as a trade union."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 4A) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 174; 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||98 (+1 tell)||0||48.5%|
|Lab||0||129 (+2 tell)||59.8%|
|LDem||46 (+1 tell)||0||61.0%|
|Lord Robertson of Port Ellen||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Stern||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|