Banking (Special Provisions) Bill — Independent audits — 21 Feb 2008 at 14:01
The Banking (Special Provisions) Bill enables the Treasury to transfer the property, rights and liabilities of a bank, building society or any other "authorised UK deposit-taker" to a corporate body of its choosing.
The majority (in the House of Lords) voted to require that an independent audit be completed within three months of the transfer, and at least annually thereafter.
-  Transfer of property, rights and liabilities, Clause 6 of Banking (Special Provisions) Bill, House of Lords version.
-  Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, House of Lords, 21 February 2008.
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 (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||88 (+1 tell)||0||43.8%|
|Lab||0||127 (+2 tell)||59.2%|
|LDem||37 (+1 tell)||0||48.1%|
|Lord Harries of Pentregarth||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Kerr of Kinlochard||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Moser||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Skidelsky||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wedderburn of Charlton||Crossbench||no|