House of Lords Reform

Division 1: held on 29 June 2010

44 Contents
29 Not Contents
The motion was agreed
Government defeat

Motion summary

Lord Steel of Aikwood moved that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government, notwithstanding their proposals for Lords reform whose legislative timetable is unclear, to table motions before the summer recess enabling the House to approve or disapprove— (a) a scheme to enable members of the House to retire, (b) the abolition of by-elections for hereditary peers, (c) the removal of members convicted of serious criminal offences, (d) the creation of a statutory appointments commission.

List by party/group List by Member

Individual votes by party/group

Tellers for the Contents

Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Labour
Life peer
O'Cathain, B.
Conservative
Life peer

Members voting Content

Bishops (1)

York, Abp.
Bishops
Bishops

Conservative (9)

Eccles, V.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Higgins, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Jopling, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Miller of Hendon, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Norton of Louth, L.
Conservative
Life peer
O'Cathain, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Teller

Crossbench (18)

Bilimoria, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Birt, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Butler of Brockwell, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Cobbold, L.
Crossbench
Excepted Hereditary
Craigavon, V.
Crossbench
Excepted Hereditary
D'Souza, B.
Crossbench
Life peer
Howe of Idlicote, B.
Crossbench
Life peer
Kakkar, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Low of Dalston, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Neill of Bladen, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
O'Loan, B.
Crossbench
Life peer
O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
Crossbench
Life peer
Patel, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Sandwich, E.
Crossbench
Excepted Hereditary
Tenby, V.
Crossbench
Excepted Hereditary
Walton of Detchant, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Williamson of Horton, L.
Crossbench
Life peer
Wright of Richmond, L.
Crossbench
Life peer

Labour (8)

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Labour
Life peer
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Labour
Life peer
Teller
Gilbert, L.
Labour
Life peer
Grenfell, L.
Labour
Life peer
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Labour
Life peer
Howarth of Newport, L.
Labour
Life peer
Lea of Crondall, L.
Labour
Life peer
McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
Labour
Life peer

Liberal Democrat (6)

Lee of Trafford, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Livsey of Talgarth, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Tyler, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer

Other (2)

Paisley of St George's, B.
Democratic Unionist Party
Life peer
Rooker, L.
Labour Independent
Life peer

Tellers for the Not Contents

Anelay of St Johns, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer

Members voting Not Content

Conservative (20)

Anelay of St Johns, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Teller
Astor, V.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Attlee, E.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Bates, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Caithness, E.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
De Mauley, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Denham, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Hooper, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Liverpool, E.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Morris of Bolton, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Onslow, E.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Rawlings, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Selborne, E.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Selsdon, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Strathclyde, L.
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Taylor of Holbeach, L.
Conservative
Life peer
Verma, B.
Conservative
Life peer
Waddington, L.
Conservative
Life peer

Labour (6)

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Labour
Life peer
Desai, L.
Labour
Life peer
Elder, L.
Labour
Life peer
Hoyle, L.
Labour
Life peer
Jones of Whitchurch, B.
Labour
Life peer
Richard, L.
Labour
Life peer

Liberal Democrat (3)

McNally, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Teller
Wallace of Tankerness, L.
Liberal Democrat
Life peer