Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill — Report (3rd Day) — Amendment 71 — 15 Dec 2021 at 17:00

Moved by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames

71: Clause 102, page 88, line 20, leave out “there are exceptional” and insert “such a sentence would be contrary to the interests of justice having regard to”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment, along with Lord Marks’ amendment to page 88, line 23, would remove the requirement for the circumstances to be exceptional before a judge was empowered to decline to impose the minimum sentence (for offences of threatening with weapon or bladed article) and would entitle the judge to do so where in the circumstances the judge concluded that such a sentence would be contrary to the interests of justice.

Ayes 90, Noes 159.

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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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop0 14.0%
Con140 252.6%
Crossbench5 1410.4%
DUP2 040.0%
Green0 2100.0%
Judge1 227.3%
Lab0 105.6%
LDem0 5665.9%
Non-affiliated9 321.1%
UUP2 0100.0%
Total:159 9030.5%

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 Garnier Con (front bench)aye
Viscount Hailsham Conaye
Lord Butler of BrockwellCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Ravensdale Crossbenchno
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Hope of CraigheadJudge (front bench)no
Baroness Fox of BuckleyNon-affiliatedaye
Lord Smith of FinsburyNon-affiliatedaye
Baroness Uddin Non-affiliatedaye

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