Victims and Prisoners Bill — Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 77 — 23 Apr 2024 at 18:45

Moved by Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede

77: After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause-“Free independent legal advocates for rape victims(1) The Secretary of State must develop proposals for a scheme to give victims of rape access to free, independent legal advocates available in every police force area in England and Wales.(2) For the purposes of this section “independent legal advocate for rape victims” means a person who is a qualified solicitor, with experience working with vulnerable people, who provides appropriate legal advice and representation to individuals who are victims of criminal conduct which constitutes rape.”Member's explanatory statementThis amendment would require the Secretary of State to develop proposals for the provision of free legal advocates for rape victims in every police force.

Ayes 168, Noes 177.

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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
Con163 (+2 tell) 156.8%
Crossbench5 87.6%
DUP3 050.0%
Green0 150.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab0 96 (+2 tell)57.0%
LDem0 5264.2%
Non-affiliated3 616.1%
PC0 150.0%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:175 16643.9%

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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Baroness Newlove Con (front bench)aye
Lord Aberdare Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Cromwell Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Meston Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Tyrie Non-affiliated (front bench)no

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