Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When a Child or Children Are Present — 29 Jan 2014 at 18:24

The majority of Lords voted to make it clearer to ministers that they have the power to introduce a new offence of smoking in a private vehicle when a child or children are present.

The text of new clause approved in the vote was:

  • Before Clause 80, insert the following new Clause—
  • “Protection of Children’s health: offence of smoking in a private vehicle
  • The Secretary of State may bring forward regulations making it an offence for any person who drives a private vehicle to fail to prevent smoking in the vehicle when a child or children are present.”

At the time of the vote Section 5 of the Health Act 2006[1] already gave ministers powers to require vehicles to be smoke free, and permitted them to describe which vehicles, in which circumstances, and in which areas any such law applies to and to make exemptions.

This vote took place as the House of Lords was debating the Children and Families Bill 2012-13 to 2013-14[2]

Following this vote the Government proposed their own amendment to the new clause. Frederick Curzon[3] (styled "Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Quality Earl Howe"[4]) explained why a new version of the clause was required, saying:[5]

  • While the amendment is clear in its intention, it does not address key considerations such as enforcement, offences, penalties or territorial applicability. We have a responsibility, to be sure, that any amendment that makes its way on to the statute book could work in practice. I have therefore tabled, with the support of the noble Lord, Lord Hunt, the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, and my noble friend Lord Ribeiro an alternative amendment that could better deliver in practice the principle that your Lordships voted for at Report.

The replacement clause was approved by the House of Lords without a vote[6].

MPs in the House of Commons are due to consider if they agree with the clause approved by the Lords on Monday the 10th of February 2014[7].

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The Bishop of St AlbansBishopaye
Lord Ahmad of WimbledonCon (front bench)no
Baroness Anelay of St JohnsCon (front bench)tellno
The Earl of ArranConno
Lord Astor of HeverCon (front bench)no
Earl Attlee Con (front bench)no
Lord Balfe Conno
Lord Bates Con (front bench)no
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Baroness Browning Con (front bench)no
Baroness Buscombe Con (front bench)no
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Lord Carrington of FulhamConno
Earl Cathcart Conno
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Lord Cope of BerkeleyCon (front bench)no
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The Earl of CourtownConno
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Baroness Cumberlege Conno
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Lord Dobbs Conno
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Lord Hill of OarefordCon (front bench)no
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The Earl of HomeConno
Baroness Hooper Con (front bench)no
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Lord Howard of LympneConno
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Lord Howe of AberavonConno
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Lord Hunt of WirralConno
Lord Inglewood Con (front bench)no
Lord James of BlackheathConno
Baroness Jenkin of KenningtonCon (front bench)no
Lord Jenkin of RodingConno
Lord Kalms Conno
Lord King of BridgwaterCon (front bench)no
Lord Kirkham Conno
Baroness Knight of CollingtreeConno
Lord Lang of MonktonCon (front bench)no
Lord Lawson of BlabyCon (front bench)no
Lord Leigh of HurleyCon (front bench)no
Lord Lexden Con (front bench)no
The Earl of LindsayConno
The Earl of LiverpoolCon (front bench)no
Lord Livingston of ParkheadCon (front bench)no
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Lord Luke Con (front bench)no
Lord Lyell Con (front bench)no
Lord Magan of CastletownConno
Lord Mancroft Con (front bench)no
Lord Marlesford Con (front bench)no
Lord Mayhew of TwysdenCon (front bench)no
Lord McColl of DulwichCon (front bench)no
The Duke of MontroseConno
Lord Moore of Lower MarshConno
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Lord Moynihan Conno
Lord Naseby Con (front bench)no
Lord Nash Con (front bench)no
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Lord Northbrook Conno
Lord Norton of LouthCon (front bench)no
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Lord Palumbo Conno
Lord Patten Conno
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Lord Popat Con (front bench)no
Baroness Rawlings Con (front bench)no
Lord Risby Conno
Lord Ryder of WensumConno
Lord Sanderson of BowdenConno
Lord Sassoon Conno
Baroness Seccombe Con (front bench)no
The Earl of SelborneCon (front bench)no
Lord Selkirk of DouglasCon (front bench)no
Lord Selsdon Conno
Baroness Shackleton of BelgraviaConno
Baroness Sharples Conno
Lord Sheikh Conno
Baroness Shephard of NorthwoldCon (front bench)no
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The Earl of ShrewsburyConno
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Lord Spicer Conno
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Baroness Stowell of BeestonCon (front bench)no
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Lord Wei Conno
Lord Whitby Conno
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Baroness Williams of TraffordConno
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Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
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Lord Luce Crossbenchno
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Lord Pannick Crossbenchno
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Lord Ramsbotham Crossbench (front bench)no
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Lord Skidelsky Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Slim Crossbenchno
Lord Stevens of KirkwhelpingtonCrossbenchno
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbenchno
Lord Thomas of SwynnertonCrossbenchno
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchno
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Lord Stoddart of SwindonIndependent Labourno
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Lord Ahmed Labaye
Lord Alli Labaye
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Lord Brookman Labaye
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Lord Christopher Lab (minister)aye
Lord Clarke of HampsteadLabaye
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Lord Clinton-Davis Lab (minister)aye
Lord Collins of HighburyLab (minister)aye
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Lord Cunningham of FellingLabaye
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Lord Faulkner of WorcesterLab (minister)aye
Lord Filkin Labaye
Lord Foster of Bishop AucklandLabaye
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Baroness Gibson of Market RasenLab (minister)aye
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Lord Goldsmith Lab (minister)aye
Lord Gordon of StrathblaneLabaye
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Baroness Gould of PotternewtonLab (minister)aye
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Lord Howarth of NewportLabaye
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Lord Hughes of WoodsideLabaye
Lord Hunt of Kings HeathLab (minister)aye
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Lord Jordan Labaye
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