House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] — Committee — 23 Mar 2018 at 12:15

Moved by The Earl of Caithness

1: Before Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“OverviewThis Act amends section 2 of the House of Lords Act 1999 to end the process of by-elections for hereditary peers, thereby making the House of Lords a wholly appointed Second Chamber.”

Moved by Lord Trefgarne

2: Clause 1, page 1, line 2, leave out subsection (1) and insert-“(1) The House of Lords Act 1999 is amended as follows.”

Moved by Lord Trefgarne

6: Clause 1, page 1, line 4, leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert-“(2) In section 2, after subsection (4) insert-“(4A) Standing Orders relating to the filling of vacancies must provide that any party or group specified in the Standing Orders need not take up its entitlement to fill any vacancy among the people excepted from section 1, and that in this event the vacancy will be allocated to one of the other parties or groups specified in the Standing Orders, by a method specified in the Standing Orders, for that party or group to fill.””

Moved by The Earl of Caithness

10: Clause 1, page 1, line 4, leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert-“(2) In section 2, after subsection (4) insert-“(4A) Standing Orders must provide that any vacancy must be open to any hereditary peer, and that the method used for the by-election to fill that vacancy, including the electors eligible to vote, must not be based on any party political affiliation.””

Ayes 20, Noes 111.

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The Bishop of PeterboroughBishopno
Viscount Astor Conaye
Viscount Bridgeman Con (front bench)aye
The Earl of CaithnessContellaye
Lord Colgrain Con (front bench)aye
Lord Fraser of CorriegarthCon (front bench)aye
Lord Hamilton of EpsomCon (front bench)aye
Lord Holmes of RichmondConaye
Baroness Hooper Con (front bench)aye
The Earl of LiverpoolConaye
Lord Mancroft Conaye
The Duke of MontroseCon (front bench)aye
Lord Robathan Conaye
Lord Selsdon Conaye
Lord Shinkwin Conaye
Lord Swinfen Con (front bench)aye
Lord Trefgarne Con (front bench)tellaye
Viscount Trenchard Conaye
Lord True Con (front bench)aye
Lord Balfe Con (front bench)no
Lord Cormack Con (front bench)no
Lord Forsyth of DrumleanCon (front bench)no
Lord Goodlad Con (front bench)no
Lord Hayward Conno
Lord Lamont of LerwickCon (front bench)no
Lord Mackay of ClashfernCon (front bench)no
Lord McColl of DulwichConno
Lord Naseby Con (front bench)no
Baroness O'Cathain Con (front bench)no
Lord Sheikh Conno
Lord Sherbourne of DidsburyCon (front bench)no
Baroness Wheatcroft Conno
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchaye
Lord Thurlow Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchno
Lord Berkeley of KnightonCrossbenchno
Lord Best Crossbenchno
Lord Burns Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Butler of BrockwellCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Hollins Crossbenchno
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Meacher Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Prashar Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Richardson of CalowCrossbenchno
Viscount Slim Crossbenchno
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Wilson of TillyornCrossbenchno
Baroness Tonge Independent Liberal Democratno
Lord Brown of Eaton-under-HeywoodJudge (front bench)no
Baroness Adams of CraigieleaLabno
Baroness Andrews Lab (minister)no
Baroness Bakewell Lab (minister)no
Lord Blunkett Lab (minister)no
Lord Brennan Lab (minister)no
Lord Brookman Labno
Lord Browne of LadytonLabno
Lord Campbell-Savours Lab (minister)no
Lord Cashman Lab (minister)no
Viscount Chandos Labno
Lord Collins of HighburyLab (minister)no
Lord Davies of OldhamLab (minister)no
Lord Desai Lab (minister)no
Baroness Donaghy Lab (minister)tellno
Lord Dubs Lab (minister)no
Lord Elder Labno
Lord Foulkes of CumnockLab (minister)no
Baroness Golding Labno
Lord Grocott Lab (minister)no
Viscount Hanworth Lab (minister)no
Lord Harris of HaringeyLab (minister)no
Lord Haskel Lab (minister)no
Lord Haworth Labno
Baroness Hayter of Kentish TownLab (minister)no
Baroness Healy of Primrose HillLab (minister)no
Baroness Henig Lab (minister)no
Lord Hollick Labno
Lord Hunt of ChestertonLab (minister)no
Baroness Kennedy of CradleyLabno
Baroness Lawrence of ClarendonLab (minister)no
Lord Lea of CrondallLabno
Lord Liddle Lab (minister)no
Lord McAvoy Lab (minister)no
Baroness McIntosh of HudnallLab (minister)no
Lord McKenzie of LutonLab (minister)no
Lord Monks Labno
Lord Morris of HandsworthLab (minister)no
Lord Murphy of TorfaenLabno
Baroness Pitkeathley Lab (minister)no
Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleLabno
Lord Reid of CardowanLab (minister)no
Baroness Sherlock Lab (minister)no
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)no
Baroness Smith of BasildonLab (minister)no
Lord Snape Labtellno
Lord Stevenson of BalmacaraLab (minister)no
Lord Stone of BlackheathLabno
Baroness Taylor of BoltonLab (minister)no
Baroness Thornton Lab (minister)no
Lord Tomlinson Labno
Lord Triesman Lab (minister)no
Lord Turnberg Labno
Baroness Wheeler Lab (minister)no
Baroness Whitaker Labno
Lord Winston Labno
Lord Addington LDem (front bench)no
Lord Alderdice LDemno
Baroness Bowles of BerkhamstedLDem (front bench)no
Lord Bruce of BennachieLDem (front bench)no
Lord Chidgey LDemno
Lord Dholakia LDem (front bench)no
Lord Dykes LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Hamwee LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Hussein-Ece LDem (front bench)no
Lord Kirkwood of KirkhopeLDem (front bench)no
Lord Loomba LDemno
Baroness Ludford LDem (front bench)no
Lord McNally LDemno
Lord Paddick LDem (front bench)no
Lord Palmer of Childs HillLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Randerson LDem (front bench)no
Lord Rennard LDemno
Baroness Scott of Needham MarketLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Sheehan LDem (front bench)no
Lord Steel of AikwoodLDemno
Baroness Thomas of WinchesterLDem (front bench)no
Lord Tope LDemno
Lord Tyler LDem (front bench)no
Lord Ahmed Non-affiliatedno
Lord Mackenzie of FramwellgateNon-affiliatedno
Baroness Uddin Non-affiliatedno

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