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.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con98 (+1 tell) 048.5%
Crossbench24 314.4%
DUP1 033.3%
Lab0 129 (+2 tell)59.8%
LDem46 (+1 tell) 061.0%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:170 13244.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchno
Lord Robertson of Port EllenCrossbenchno
Baroness Stern Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Stevens of KirkwhelpingtonCrossbenchno
Lord Wedderburn of CharltonCrossbenchno

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