Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — saviour siblings — definition of serious illness — 21 Jan 2008 at 16:36

This amendment seeks to place more stringent limits on the conditions under which saviour sibling tissue-typing can happen, by defining what a 'serious' condition is.

moved Amendment No. 33A:

Schedule 2, page 56, line 8, at end insert-
"(4) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c) and (d) "serious" means life-threatening or impairing severely the quality of life of a person with the disability, illness or condition."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 33A) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 138; Not-Contents, 167.

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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
Bishop0 623.1%
Con1 70 (+1 tell)34.8%
Crossbench13 44 (+1 tell)30.7%
DUP0 3100.0%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab119 (+2 tell) 255.7%
LDem30 847.5%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:164 13541.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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The Earl of OnslowCon (front bench)no
Lord Bhatia Crossbenchno
Lord Carey of CliftonCrossbenchno
Baroness Coussins Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Currie of MaryleboneCrossbenchno
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchno
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchno
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchno
Baroness Stern Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLabaye
Lord Pendry Labaye
Viscount Falkland LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Fearn LDemaye
The Earl of GlasgowLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Livsey of TalgarthLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Thomas of GresfordLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Tordoff LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemaye

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