Armed Forces Bill — Report — Amendment 2 — 23 Nov 2021 at 16:00
Moved by Lord Thomas of Gresford
2: Clause 7, page 4, line 27, at end insert-“(4A) Guidance under subsection (3)(a) must provide that where offences of murder, manslaughter, domestic violence, child abuse, rape or sexual assault with penetration are alleged to have been committed in the United Kingdom, any charges brought against a person subject to service law shall normally be tried in a civilian court unless, by reason of specific naval or military complexity involving the service, the Attorney General consents to trial by court martial.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would ensure the most serious crimes – murder, manslaughter, domestic violence, child abuse, rape and sexual assault with penetration – are tried in civilian courts when committed in the UK unless the Attorney General has specifically consented for such crimes to be tried by court martial by reason of complexity involving the service.
Ayes 210, Noes 190.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|The Duke of Wellington||Con||aye|
|Viscount Colville of Culross||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Sandwich||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Tyrie||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|