House of Lords (Members' Taxation Status) Bill [HL]

Division 1: held on 12 March 2009

8 Contents
37 Not Contents
The amendment was disagreed

Amendment summary

Lord Selsdon moved amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 2, to leave out subsection (1) and insert: “(1) Any Member introduced into the House of Lords after the passing of this Act shall be a British citizen for taxation purposes. (1A) For the purposes of this Act “British citizen” means— (a) a citizen of England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland; or (b) a citizen of Her Majesty’s Crown Dependencies and Her Majesty’s Crown Dependencies are— (i) The Isle of Man, (ii) The Bailiwick of Jersey, (iii) the Bailiwick of Guernsey; or (c) a citizen of Her Majesty’s Overseas Territories who holds British citizenship under the British Overseas Territories Act 2002 and Her Majesty’s Overseas Territories are— (i) Anguilla, (ii) Bermuda, (iii) British Antarctic Territory, (iv) British Indian Ocean Territory, (v) British Virgin Islands, (vi) Cayman Islands, (vii) Falkland Islands, (viii) Gibraltar, (ix) Montserrat, (x) Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, (xi) St Helena and her dependencies of Ascension Island and Tristan da Cuhna, (xii) South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. (1B) For the purposes of this Act a member of the House of Lords who is a citizen of one of Her Majesty’s Realms may be granted British citizenship without surrendering the current citizenship of a country of Her Majesty’s Realms which are— (a) Antigua and Barbuda, (b) Australia, (c) The Bahamas, (d) Barbados, (e) Belize, (f) Canada, (g) Grenada, (h) Jamaica, (i) New Zealand, (j) Papua New Guinea, (k) St Kitts and Nevis, (l) St Lucia, (m) St Vincent and Grenadines, (n) Solomon Islands, (o) Tuvalu. (1C) For the purposes of this Act, a member of the House of Lords who was born in any country of the Commonwealth prior to independence of that country may be granted British citizenship without surrendering the current citizenship of the country of birth.” The Committee divided:

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Individual votes by party/group

Tellers for the Contents

Selsdon, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Trefgarne, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary

Members voting Content

Conservative (8)

Astor, V.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Colwyn, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Ferrers, E.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Fookes, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Lyell, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
O'Cathain, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Selsdon, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Teller
Trefgarne, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Teller

Tellers for the Not Contents

Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer

Members voting Not Content

Conservative (1)

Norton of Louth, L.
Conservative
Life peer

Crossbench (4)

Dear, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
D'Souza, B.
Crossbench
Life peer
Elystan-Morgan, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
Crossbench
Life peer

Labour (12)

Bilston, L.
Labour
Life peer
Donoughue, L.
Labour
Life peer
Eatwell, L.
Labour
Life peer
Elder, L.
Labour
Life peer
Evans of Parkside, L.
Labour
Life peer
Haworth, L.
Labour
Life peer
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Labour
Life peer
Judd, L.
Labour
Life peer
Lea of Crondall, L.
Labour
Life peer
Maxton, L.
Labour
Life peer
McDonagh, B.
Labour
Life peer
Puttnam, L.
Labour
Life peer

Liberal Democrat (20)

Addington, L.
Liberal Democrat
Excepted Hereditary
Barker, B.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Clement-Jones, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Goodhart, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Harris of Richmond, B.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Maddock, B.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
McNally, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Neuberger, B.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Newby, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Teller
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Teller
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Taverne, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Teverson, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Tope, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer