Health and Care Bill — Report (4th Day) (Continued) — Amendment 183 — 16 Mar 2022 at 12:45

Moved by Baroness Sugg

183: After Clause 164, insert the following new Clause-“Permitted locations for abortion treatment(1) The Abortion Act 1967 is amended as follows.(2) In subsection 1(3) after the first “section” insert “, or section 1A of this Act”.(3) After section 1 insert-“1A Approved places(1) The home of a registered medical practitioner is approved as a class of place for treatment for the termination of pregnancy for the purposes only of prescribing the medicines known as Mifepristone and Misoprostol to be used in treatment carried out in the manner specified in subsection (3).(2) The home of a pregnant woman who is undergoing treatment for the purposes of termination of her pregnancy is approved as a class of place where the treatment for termination of pregnancy may be carried out where that treatment is carried out in the manner specified in subsection (3).(3) The treatment must be carried out in the following manner-(a) the pregnant woman has-(i) attended an approved place,(ii) had a consultation with an approved place via video link, telephone conference or other electronic means, or(iii) had a consultation with a registered medical practitioner, nurse or midwife via video link, telephone conference or other electronic means; and(b) the pregnant woman is prescribed Mifepristone and Misoprostol to be taken for the purposes of the termination of her pregnancy and the gestation of the pregnancy has not exceeded nine weeks and six days at the time the Mifepristone is taken.(4) Nothing in this section should be taken to affect any approval otherwise made by the Secretary of State under subsections 1(3) or 1(3A) of this Act. (5) For the purposes of this section-“approved place” means a hospital in England or Wales, as authorised under section 1(3) of this Act, or a place in England or Wales approved under that section;“home” means, in the case of a pregnant woman, the place in England or Wales where a pregnant woman has her permanent address or usually resides or, in the case of a registered medical practitioner, where a registered medical practitioner has their permanent address or usually resides.””

Ayes 75, Noes 35.

Debate in Parliament |

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
Bishop0 14.2%
Con14 1912.3%
Crossbench7 77.8%
DUP0 480.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Lab12 06.8%
LDem36 144.0%
Non-affiliated4 210.5%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:75 3513.8%

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

Lord Duncan of SpringbankCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Harding of WinscombeCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Hodgson of AbingerCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Jenkin of KenningtonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Lucas Con (front bench)aye
Lord Moynihan Conaye
Baroness Penn Con (front bench)aye
Lord Porter of SpaldingCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Sanderson of WeltonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Sarfraz Con (front bench)aye
Lord Sassoon Conaye
Lord Sharpe of EpsomCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Sugg Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Vere of NorbitonCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Smith of NewnhamLDem (front bench)no
Lord Brennan Non-affiliatedno
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive