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.

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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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop2 111.5%
Con41 51 (+1 tell)45.6%
Crossbench43 19 (+1 tell)33.5%
DUP0 3100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab134 (+2 tell) 866.1%
LDem42 964.6%
UKIP0 150.0%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:263 9349.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
Lord Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Lord Brett Labaye
Lord Burnett LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbenchaye
Lord Cotter LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbenchaye
Lord Dixon Labaye
Lord Donoughue Labaye
Baroness Emerton Crossbenchaye
Viscount Falkland LDemaye
Lord Fearn LDemaye
Lord Fyfe of FairfieldLabaye
Lord Greaves LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Greenway Crossbenchaye
Lord Hylton Crossbenchaye
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchaye
Lord Lewis of NewnhamCrossbenchaye
Lord Lofthouse of PontefractLabaye
Lord Luce Crossbenchaye
Lord Maginnis of DrumglassUUPaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Neill of BladenCrossbenchtellaye
Lord Northbourne Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchaye
Lord Pendry Labaye
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Skidelsky Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Slynn of HadleyCrossbenchaye
Lord Steel of AikwoodLDemaye
Viscount Tenby Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemaye
Lord Williams of ElvelLab (minister)aye
The Bishop of WinchesterBishopaye
Earl Attlee Conno
Lord Bowness Con (front bench)no
Lord Brooke of Sutton MandevilleConno
Lord Brougham and Vaux Conno
Baroness Carnegy of LourConno
Lord Colwyn Con (front bench)no
Lord Cope of BerkeleyConno
The Earl of CourtownConno
Lord Crickhowell Con (front bench)no
Lord Dixon-Smith Con (front bench)no
Baroness Flather Conno
Lord Fowler Con (front bench)no
Lord Garel-Jones Conno
Lord Geddes Con (front bench)no
Lord Glenarthur Conno
Earl Howe Con (front bench)no
Lord Howe of AberavonConno
Lord Hunt of WirralCon (front bench)no
Lord Inglewood Con (front bench)no
Lord Jenkin of RodingConno
Lord Jopling Con (front bench)no
The Earl of LindsayConno
Lord Mackay of ClashfernConno
Lord MacLaurin of KnebworthConno
Lord Mayhew of TwysdenConno
Baroness Neville-Jones Con (front bench)no
Lord Newton of BraintreeConno
Baroness Noakes Con (front bench)no
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
The Earl of OnslowCon (front bench)no
Baroness Platt of WrittleConno
Lord Prior Conno
Baroness Rawlings Con (front bench)no
Lord Reay Conno
Lord Roberts of ConwyConno
The Earl of SelborneCon (front bench)no
Lord Shaw of NorthsteadCon (front bench)no
Lord Taylor of HolbeachCon (front bench)no
Lord Trimble Conno
Viscount Ullswater Conno
Lord Vinson Conno
Lord Waldegrave of North HillConno

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