Legal Services Bill [HL] — 17 Oct 2007 at 17:24
Page 27, line 1, leave out subsection (3) and insert-
"( ) In preparing a statement of policy, the Board must have regard to the principle that its principal role is the oversight of approved regulators.
( ) The statement of policy prepared under subsection (1) must-
(a) take account of the desirability of resolving informally matters which arise between the Board and an approved regulator, and(b) specify how, in exercising the functions mentioned in that subsection, the Board will comply with the requirements of section 3(3) (regulatory activities to be proportionate, consistent and targeted only at cases in which action is needed, etc)."
rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion that this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 15, at end insert "but do propose Amendment No. 15A as an amendment to Commons Amendment No. 15".
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 15A) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 180; 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||106 (+1 tell)||0||52.5%|
|Lab||0||127 (+2 tell)||58.9%|
|LDem||48 (+1 tell)||0||63.6%|
|Baroness Howarth of Breckland||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Low of Dalston||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Robertson of Port Ellen||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|