Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill — Report (1st Day) — 3 Dec 2018 at 17:45

Moved by Lord Paddick

3: Clause 2, page 2, line 2, after “if” insert “without reasonable excuse”

Moved by Earl Howe

6: Clause 3, page 2, line 44, at end insert “, or(b) the person’s action or possession was for the purposes of-(i) carrying out work as a journalist, or(ii) academic research.”

Moved by Baroness Hamwee

7: Clause 3, in paragraph (b), leave out “the purposes of” and insert “purposes including”

Moved by Lord Rosser

10: Clause 4, page 3, line 13, at end insert-“( ) If the person adduces evidence which is sufficient to raise an issue with respect to the matter, the court or jury shall assume that the defence is satisfied unless the prosecution proves beyond reasonable doubt that it is not.”

Moved by Earl Howe

11: Clause 4, page 3, line 19, at end insert-“(3A) The cases in which a person has a reasonable excuse for the purposes of subsection (2) include (but are not limited to) those where-(a) the person enters, or remains in, a designated area involuntarily, or (b) the person enters, or remains in, a designated area for or in connection with one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3B).(3B) The purposes are-(a) providing aid of a humanitarian nature;(b) satisfying an obligation to appear before a court or other body exercising judicial power;(c) carrying out work for the government of a country other than the United Kingdom (including service in or with the country’s armed forces);(d) carrying out work for the United Nations or an agency of the United Nations;(e) carrying out work as a journalist;(f) attending the funeral of a relative or visiting a relative who is terminally ill;(g) providing care for a relative who is unable to care for themselves without such assistance.(3C) But a person has a reasonable excuse for entering or remaining in a designated area by virtue of subsection (3A)(b) only if-(a) the person enters or remains in the area exclusively for or in connection with one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3B), or(b) in a case where the person enters or remains in the area for or in connection with any other purpose or purposes (in addition to one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3B)), the other purpose or purposes also provide a reasonable excuse for doing so.(3D) For the purposes of subsection (3B)-(a) the reference to the provision of aid of a humanitarian nature does not include the provision of aid in contravention of internationally recognised principles and standards applicable to the provision of humanitarian aid;(b) references to the carrying out of work do not include the carrying out of any act which constitutes an offence in a part of the United Kingdom or would do so if the act occurred in a part of the United Kingdom.”

Moved by Baroness Hamwee

12: Clause 4, in subsection (3B)(a), leave out “nature” and insert “or peacebuilding nature, or for connected purposes”

Moved by Lord Rosser

15: Clause 4, page 3, line 19, at end insert-“(3A) A person does not commit an offence under this section of entering, or remaining in, a designated area where-(a) the person enters, or remains in, a designated area involuntarily, or(b) the person enters, or remains in, a designated area for or in connection with one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3B).(3B) The purposes are-(a) providing aid of a humanitarian nature;(b) satisfying an obligation to appear before a court or other body exercising judicial power;(c) carrying out work for the government of a country other than the United Kingdom (including service in or with the country’s armed forces);(d) carrying out work for the United Nations or an agency of the United Nations;(e) carrying out work as a journalist;(f) attending the funeral of a relative or visiting a relative who is terminally ill;(g) providing care for a relative who is unable to care for themselves without such assistance.(3C) But a person does not commit an offence of entering or remaining in a designated area by virtue of subsection (3A)(b) only if-(a) the person enters or remains in the area exclusively for or in connection with one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3B), or(b) in a case where the person enters or remains in the area for or in connection with any other purpose or purposes (in addition to one or more of the purposes mentioned in subsection (3B)), the other purpose or purposes provide a reasonable excuse for doing so under subsection (2).(3D) The Secretary of State may by regulations add a purpose to or remove a purpose from subsection (3B).(3E) Regulations under subsection (3D) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.(3F) For the purposes of subsection (3B)-(a) the reference to the provision of aid of a humanitarian nature does not include the provision of aid in contravention of internationally recognised principles and standards applicable to the provision of humanitarian aid;(b) references to the carrying out of work do not include the carrying out of any act which constitutes an offence in a part of the United Kingdom or would do so if the act occurred in a part of the United Kingdom.”

Ayes 220, Noes 191.

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 13.6%
Con0 164 (+2 tell)58.7%
Crossbench19 1517.6%
DUP0 360.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 1100.0%
Judge2 013.3%
Lab116 (+2 tell) 053.2%
LDem73 370.4%
Non-affiliated4 116.1%
PC2 0100.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:218 18946.1%

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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NamePartyVote
Lord Aberdare Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Bilimoria Crossbenchno
Lord Butler of BrockwellCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Janvrin Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of KinnoullCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Manningham-Buller Crossbenchno
Lord Mawson Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Prashar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)no
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchno
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Carlile of BerriewLDemno
Lord Loomba LDemno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDem (front bench)no
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

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