Anti-social Behaviour, Crime andPolicing Bill — Report (2nd Day) — 14 Jan 2014 at 19:31

Amendment 87

Moved by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

87: After Clause 104, insert the following new Clause-

“Assault on workers in public facing roles

(1) A person, being a member of the public, who assaults a worker-

(a) in the course of that worker’s employment, or

(b) by reason of that worker’s employment, commits an offence.

(2) No offence is committed-

(a) under subsection (1)(a) unless the person who assaults knows or ought to know that the worker is acting in the course of the worker’s employment;

(b) under subsection (1)(b) unless the assault is motivated, in whole or in part, by malice towards the worker by reason of the worker’s employment.

(3) In this section-

“worker” means a person whose employment involves dealing with members of the public, to any extent, but only if that employment involves-

(a) being physically present in the same place and at the same time as one or more members of the public; and

(b) interacting with those members of the public for the purposes of the employment; or providing a service to either particular members of the public or the public generally,

“employment” in this context means any paid or unpaid work whether under a contract, apprenticeship, or otherwise.

(4) Evidence from a single source is sufficient evidence to establish for the purpose of subsection (1) whether a person is a worker.

(5) A person guilty of an offence under this Act is liable, on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.”

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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
Bishop1 04.5%
Con122 (+1 tell) 053.7%
Crossbench13 1112.6%
DUP0 250.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge0 16.7%
Lab0 115 (+2 tell)51.8%
LDem56 (+1 tell) 055.3%
PC0 150.0%
UKIP1 033.3%
Total:193 13141.2%

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 Boothroyd Crossbenchaye
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchaye
Baroness Grey-Thompson Crossbenchaye
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbenchaye
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbenchaye
Baroness Kidron Crossbenchaye
Lord Martin of SpringburnCrossbenchaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
Baroness O'Loan Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Tonge LDemaye

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