Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 — 30 Jun 2008 at 21:02

rose to move, That the draft order laid before the House on 30 April be approved.

Moved, That the order laid before the House on 30 April be approved. 19th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 19th Report from the Merits Committee.-(Lord Rooker.)

rose to move, as an amendment to the Motion, to leave out from "that" to the end and insert "this House declines to approve the draft order laid before the House on 30 April because of opposition in Northern Ireland to lowering the age of consent".

On Question, Whether the said amendment shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 66; Not-Contents, 146.

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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 28.0%
Con2 3618.8%
Crossbench7 1612.2%
DUP0 1 (+1 tell)66.7%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab89 (+2 tell) 544.0%
LDem43 055.8%
UKIP0 150.0%
Total:141 6228.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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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NamePartyVote
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
Lord St John of FawsleyConno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno
Lord Haskins Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Joffe Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchno
Lord Rees of LudlowCrossbenchno
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Brookman Labaye
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLabaye
Lord Davies of CoityLab (minister)aye
Lord Pendry Labaye

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