Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — 29 Oct 2008 at 19:45

Commons Amendment No. 36

Page 43, line 13, at end insert-
"(5A) In relation to England and Wales and Northern Ireland, a child who-

(a) has a parent by virtue of section 42, or(b) has a parent by virtue of section 43 who is at any time during the period beginning with the time mentioned in section 43(b) and ending with the time of the child's birth a party to a civil partnership with the child's mother,

is the legitimate child of the child's parents."

moved, as an amendment to the Motion, Amendment No. 36A:

at end insert, "but do propose Amendment Nos. 36B and 36C as consequential amendments to the Bill:
Page 52, line 27, at beginning insert "Subject to subsections (3) and (4)"
Page 52, line 28, at end insert-
"(3) No order bringing sections 42 and 43 into force shall be made until after the publication of the results of an 18-month consultation with children and young people on the effects of these sections.
(4) An order under subsection (3) shall not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, both Houses of Parliament."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 36A) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 51; Not-Contents, 121.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 14.0%
Con1 22 (+1 tell)11.8%
Crossbench10 1613.6%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab77 (+2 tell) 538.5%
LDem29 240.8%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:117 4823.5%

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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Baroness Noakes Con (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Baroness Emerton Crossbenchno
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno
Baroness Howarth of BrecklandCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Joffe Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of SandwichCrossbenchno
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchno
Lord Williamson of HortonCrossbenchno
Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Dixon Labaye
Lord Donoughue Labaye
Lord Kirkhill Labaye
Lord Pendry Labaye
Lord Cotter LDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemaye

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