Armed Forces Bill — Report — Amendment 4 — 23 Nov 2021 at 17:45

Moved by Lord Mackay of Clashfern

4: Clause 8, page 9, line 18, at end insert-“(za) the Secretary of State;” Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would place the same legal responsibility to have “due regard” to the Armed Forces Covenant on central government as the Bill currently requires of local authorities and other public bodies.

Ayes 219, Noes 173.

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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
Con6 16864.4%
Crossbench33 219.2%
DUP4 080.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge2 018.2%
Lab93 052.2%
LDem64 075.3%
Non-affiliated13 328.1%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:219 17349.4%

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

Sort by: Name | Party | Vote

NamePartyVote
Lord Cormack Con (front bench)aye
Lord Fairfax of CameronConaye
Lord Glenarthur Con (front bench)aye
Lord James of BlackheathConaye
Lord Mackay of ClashfernConaye
Lord Sterling of PlaistowConaye
Lord Curry of KirkharleCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Meacher Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

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