Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — Saviour siblings — life threatening condition — 21 Jan 2008 at 15:37

This amendment would only allow tissue-typing tests for embryo selection for saviour siblings where a person had a 'life threatening" condition, rather than a "serious" condition.

moved Amendment No. 30:

Schedule 2, page 55, line 30, after "serious" insert "and potentially life-threatening"

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 30) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 121; Not-Contents, 162.

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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 830.8%
Con5 62 (+1 tell)32.9%
Crossbench18 38 (+1 tell)30.2%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab106 (+2 tell) 350.2%
LDem28 743.8%
Total:157 11938.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

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 Adebowale Crossbenchno
Lord Blackwell Con (front bench)no
Lord Bowness Con (front bench)no
Lord Carey of CliftonCrossbenchno
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLabaye
Lord Condon Crossbenchno
Baroness Coussins Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Baroness Falkender Labaye
Viscount Falkland LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Fearn LDemaye
Baroness Flather Con (front bench)no
The Earl of GlasgowLDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Harries of PentregarthCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of Mar and KellieLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Marsh Crossbenchno
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchno
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchno
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
The Earl of OnslowCon (front bench)no
Lord Ouseley Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Pendry Labaye
Baroness Richardson of CalowCrossbenchno
Lord Rix Crossbenchno
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDem (front bench)aye
The Earl of SelborneCon (front bench)no
Lord Thomas of GresfordLDem (front bench)aye
Lord Wedderburn of CharltonCrossbenchno
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemaye

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