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.

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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
Bishop1 03.4%
Con1 15452.2%
Crossbench32 417.8%
DUP0 240.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Judge4 026.7%
Lab93 041.3%
LDem59 054.6%
Non-affiliated5 118.8%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:197 16239.1%

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
The Duke of WellingtonConaye
Lord Boyce Crossbenchno
Viscount Colville of CulrossCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of SandwichCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Tyrie Non-affiliated (front bench)no

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