Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — creation of admix (inter-species) embroyos — 15 Jan 2008 at 17:53
Amendments tabled by Lord Alton of Liverpool that seek to ban the creation of human admixed (formerly ‘inter-species’) embryos for research, and the use of hamster eggs for testing fertility of sperm.
Those voting Content were voting for a ban on such research. Those voting Not Content were voting to allow the licensing of the research.
Clause 4 <[i>Prohibitions in connection with genetic material not of human origin]:
moved Amendment No. 8:
Clause 4, page 4, leave out line 11
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 8) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 96; Not-Contents, 268.
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 (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||41||51 (+1 tell)||45.6%|
|Crossbench||43||19 (+1 tell)||33.5%|
|Lab||134 (+2 tell)||8||66.1%|
Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.