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.
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|
|DUP||0||1 (+1 tell)||66.7%|
|Lab||89 (+2 tell)||5||43.6%|
|Lord Norton of Louth||Con (front bench)||no|
|Lord St John of Fawsley||Con||no|
|Baroness Howarth of Breckland||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Howe of Idlicote||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Patel of Bradford||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Rees of Ludlow||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Clarke of Hampstead||Lab||aye|
|Lord Davies of Coity||Lab (minister)||aye|