Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Report (5th Day) — 20 Mar 2012 at 21:22

Amendment 151B

Moved by Baroness Linklater of Butterstone

151B: Before Clause 60, insert the following new Clause-

"Short prison sentences

A court may not pass a sentence of immediate imprisonment for a term of less than six months unless it considers that no other method of dealing with the offender is appropriate, and must state the reasons for its opinion in open court in accordance with the provisions of section 174 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (duty to give reasons for, and explain effect of, sentence)."

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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%
Con56 (+1 tell) 025.8%
Crossbench1 12 (+2 tell)7.9%
DUP1 025.0%
Lab0 4418.4%
LDem29 (+1 tell) 032.3%
PC0 150.0%
UUP1 025.0%
Total:88 5819.3%

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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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