Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill — Report (3rd Day) (Continued) — Amendment 85 — 15 Dec 2021 at 22:15

Moved by The Lord Bishop of Gloucester

85: After Clause 132, insert the following new Clause-“Pre-sentence report requirements (1) Section 30 of the Sentencing Act 2020 is amended as follows.(2) After subsection (3) insert-“(3A) A court must make inquiries to establish whether the offender is a primary carer for a child.(3B) If the court establishes that the offender is a primary carer for a child, unless there are exceptional circumstances before sentencing the offender the court must obtain a pre-sentence report containing information to enable the court to make an assessment of the impact of a custodial sentence on the child.”(3) After subsection (4) insert-“(5) In this section-(a) “child” means a person under the age of 18; and(b) “primary carer” means a person who has primary or substantial care responsibilities for a child.””Member’s explanatory statementThis Clause amends section 30 of the Sentencing Act 2020 to make clear the requirement for a sentencing judge to have a copy of a pre-sentence report, considering the impact of a custodial sentence on the dependent child, when sentencing a primary carer of a child.

Ayes 30, Noes 79.

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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
Con77 028.5%
Crossbench0 21.1%
Green0 150.0%
Lab0 126.8%
LDem0 1416.5%
Non-affiliated1 13.5%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:79 3014.1%

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