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.
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||5||62 (+1 tell)||32.9%|
|Crossbench||18||38 (+1 tell)||30.2%|
|Lab||106 (+2 tell)||3||50.2%|
|Lord Clarke of Hampstead||Lab||aye|
|Viscount Falkland||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|The Earl of Glasgow||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|The Earl of Mar and Kellie||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Roberts of Llandudno||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Thomas of Gresford||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Williams of Crosby||LDem||aye|
|Lord Blackwell||Con (front bench)||no|
|Lord Bowness||Con (front bench)||no|
|Lord Carey of Clifton||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Coussins||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Flather||Con (front bench)||no|
|Lord Hannay of Chiswick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Harries of Pentregarth||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Kerr of Kinlochard||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Norton of Louth||Con (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Onslow||Con (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Richardson of Calow||Crossbench||no|
|The Earl of Selborne||Con (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|