House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] — Committee (2nd Day) — 7 Sep 2018 at 13:00

Tabled by Lord Northbrook

16: Clause 1, page 1, line 4, leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert- “(2) For section 2(3) to (5) substitute-“( ) Standing Orders must provide for-(a) the 90 people to be excepted for the duration of a Parliament; and(b) the Hereditary Peers Commission, at the beginning of each Parliament, to determine which holders of hereditary peerages should fill the 90 places provided for in subsection (2).(3) Schedule (Hereditary Peers Commission) makes provision about the Hereditary Peers Commission.””

Moved by Lord Northbrook

16A: Clause 1, page 1, line 4, leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert-“(2) Section 2 is amended as follows.(3) At the beginning of subsection (3) insert “Subject to subsection (3A),”(4) After subsection (3) insert-“(3A) An excepted person elected to the House of Lords under subsection (4) after the House of Lords has passed a resolution that steps have been taken to implement paragraphs 29, 35, 39 and 48 to 51 of the Burns Report (fixed-term appointments) remains a member of the House of Lords for a period of 15 years beginning with the day on which they receive a Writ of Summons.(3B) In this section “Burns Report” means the report of the Lords Speaker's committee on the size of the House of Lords, published on 31 October 2017.”(5) At the end of subsection (4)(b) insert “, or(c) a vacancy arises on the end of the 15 year period of an excepted person under subsection (3A),””

Moved by Lord Northbrook

17: Clause 1, page 1, line 5, leave out from “than” to end of line 6 and insert “90 people at any one time shall be excepted from section 1; but anyone excepted as holder of the office of Earl Marshal or as performing the office of Lord Great Chamberlain shall not count towards that limit.”

Moved by The Earl of Caithness

32: Clause 1, page 1, line 11, leave out “not to be filled by further exception” and insert “to be filled by the holding of a by-election, in which all members of the House of Lords are entitled to vote, with further provision to be made by Standing Orders”

Tabled by Lord True

33: Clause 1, page 1, line 12, at end insert “, if that person is, or has been, a member of a political party group within the House of Lords which has at the time of the vacancy a higher proportion of the total membership of the House than the proportion that political party secured of the total votes cast at the preceding General Election”

Moved by Lord True

33A: Clause 1, page 1, line 12, at end insert “, if, within a month of the vacancy arising, the Prime Minister has recommended to Her Majesty the conferment of a peerage under the Life Peerages Act 1958 on a person who has the same party affiliation as that of the group to which the deceased excepted peer was originally elected”

Ayes 21, Noes 73.

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Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton WaldristCon (front bench)aye
The Earl of CaithnessCon (front bench)aye
Lord Colgrain Con (front bench)aye
Lord Colwyn Conaye
Baroness Couttie Conaye
Lord Garel-Jones Conaye
Lord Holmes of RichmondCon (front bench)aye
Lord Mancroft Conaye
Lord McColl of DulwichConaye
Baroness Meyer Conaye
The Duke of MontroseCon (front bench)aye
Lord Northbrook Conaye
Lord Shinkwin Conaye
The Earl of ShrewsburyConaye
Lord Swinfen Con (front bench)aye
Lord Trefgarne Con (front bench)tellaye
Viscount Trenchard Conaye
Lord True Con (front bench)tellaye
Lord Cormack Con (front bench)no
Lord Mackay of ClashfernCon (front bench)no
Lord Cromwell Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Earl of KinnoullCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Adebowale Crossbenchno
Lord Anderson of IpswichCrossbenchno
Lord Berkeley of KnightonCrossbenchno
Lord Best Crossbenchno
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchno
Lord Jones of BirminghamCrossbenchno
Lord Low of DalstonCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Russell of LiverpoolCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Brown of Eaton-under-HeywoodJudge (front bench)no
Lord Judge Judge (front bench)no
Lord Adonis Labno
Lord Anderson of SwanseaLab (minister)no
Baroness Andrews Lab (minister)no
Lord Bassam of BrightonLab (minister)no
Lord Browne of LadytonLabno
Lord Campbell-Savours Lab (minister)no
Lord Cashman Lab (minister)no
Baroness Crawley Lab (minister)no
Lord Davies of OldhamLab (minister)no
Lord Desai Lab (minister)no
Baroness Donaghy Lab (minister)no
Baroness Drake Lab (minister)no
Baroness Gale Lab (minister)no
Lord Grocott Lab (minister)no
Lord Harris of HaringeyLab (minister)no
Lord Haskel Lab (minister)no
Baroness Hayter of Kentish TownLab (minister)no
Baroness Healy of Primrose HillLab (minister)no
Baroness Henig Lab (minister)no
Lord Judd Lab (minister)no
Lord Kennedy of SouthwarkLab (minister)tellno
Baroness Lawrence of ClarendonLab (minister)no
Lord Lea of CrondallLabno
Baroness Massey of DarwenLab (minister)no
Lord McAvoy Lab (minister)no
Lord McKenzie of LutonLab (minister)no
Lord McNicol of West KilbrideLab (minister)no
Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleLabtellno
Lord Rooker Lab (minister)no
Lord Rosser Lab (minister)no
Baroness Sherlock Lab (minister)no
Lord Snape Labno
Baroness Thornton Lab (minister)no
Baroness Warwick of UndercliffeLab (minister)no
Lord Watson of InvergowrieLab (minister)no
Lord Addington LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Barker LDem (front bench)no
Lord Beith LDem (front bench)no
Lord Chidgey LDemno
Baroness Doocey LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Garden of FrognalLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Hussein-Ece LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Janke LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Jolly LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Kramer LDem (front bench)no
Lord Loomba LDemno
Baroness Ludford LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Maddock LDem (front bench)no
Lord Paddick LDem (front bench)no
Lord Rennard LDemno
Lord Sharkey LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Smith of NewnhamLDem (front bench)no
Lord Stoneham of DroxfordLDem (front bench)no
Lord Taylor of Goss MoorLDemno
Lord Thomas of GresfordLDem (front bench)no
Lord Tyler LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Walmsley LDem (front bench)no
Baroness D'Souza Non-affiliatedaye
Baroness Uddin Non-affiliatedno
Lord Empey UUP (front bench)no

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