Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill — Report (6th Day) — Amendment 148 — 17 Jan 2022 at 22:30

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

148: After Clause 62, insert the following new Clause-“Offence of locking on(1) A person commits an offence if-(a) they intentionally-(i) attach themselves to another person, to an object or to land,(ii) attach a person to another person, to an object or to land, or(iii) attach an object to another object or to land,(b) that act causes, or is capable of causing, serious disruption to-(i) two or more individuals, or(ii) an organisation,in a place other than in a dwelling, and(c) they intend that act to have a consequence mentioned in paragraph (b) or are reckless as to whether it will have such a consequence.(2) It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (1) to prove that they had a reasonable excuse for the act mentioned in paragraph (a) of that subsection.(3) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 51 weeks, to a fine or to both.(4) In relation to an offence committed before the coming into force of section 281(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (alteration of penalties for certain summary offences: England and Wales), the reference in subsection (3) to 51 weeks is to be read as a reference to 6 months.(5) In this section “dwelling” means-(a) a building or structure which is used as a dwelling, or(b) a part of a building or structure, if the part is used as a dwelling,and includes any yard, garden, grounds, garage or outhouse belonging to and used with a dwelling.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment creates a new offence of “locking on”, involving the attachment of an individual to another individual, to an object or to land, or an object to another object or to land. It is a requirement of the offence that the act causes or is capable of causing serious disruption to two or more individuals or an organisation and that the accused intends that to occur or is reckless as to whether it will occur.

Ayes 163, Noes 216.

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Party Summary

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What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

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PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop5 019.2%
Con4 13451.5%
Crossbench31 1022.8%
DUP0 480.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge1 227.3%
Lab94 656.8%
LDem68 080.0%
Non-affiliated9 626.3%
PC1 0100.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:216 16346.6%

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Baroness Fairhead Conno
Lord Flight Conno
Lord Lamont of LerwickCon (front bench)no
Lord McLoughlin Con (front bench)no
Lord Aberdare Crossbenchaye
Lord Anderson of IpswichCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Berkeley of KnightonCrossbenchaye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Lord Hogan-Howe Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Pannick Crossbenchaye
Lord Russell of LiverpoolCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Trevethin and Oaksey Crossbenchaye
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)aye
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchaye
Lord Thomas of CwmgieddJudge (front bench)no
Lord Carter of ColesLab (minister)aye
Lord Mitchell Lab (minister)aye
Lord Robertson of Port EllenLabaye
Lord Touhig Lab (minister)aye
Baroness Whitaker Labaye
Lord Whitty Lab (minister)aye
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)aye
Lord Gadhia Non-affiliatedaye
Baroness Hoey Non-affiliatedaye
The Earl of KinnoullNon-affiliated (front bench)aye
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)aye
Lord Walney Non-affiliatedaye

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