Votes – Immigration Bill

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Three bishops took part in two vote in the House of Lords yesterday (1st April 2014), on  amendments to the Government’s Immigration Bill, during its Report Stage.

House of Lords Division Lobby

House of Lords Division Lobby

Three bishops voted in favour of Liberal Democrat Peer Baroness Williams of Crosby’s Amendment 9 to the Bill, which would have ended indefinite detention in immigration cases in favour of a 60-day limit.

There were: Contents: 54 | Not Contents: 360 | Result: Government Win

The Bishops of Durham, Leicester and Peterborough voted ‘content’. No bishops voted ‘not content’.

 

One bishop voted in favour of Labour Peer Baroness Smith of Basildon’s Amendment 11, which would have removed Clause 15 of the Bill, which deals with changes to the right of appeal and grounds for appeal in immigration cases.

There were: Contents: 164 | Not Contents: 205 | Result: Government Win

The Bishop of Leicester voted ‘content’.

(via Parliament.uk)

 

Immigration Bill – Amendment 11

Baroness Smith of Basildon moved amendment 11, which would have removed Clause 15, which deals with changes to the right of appeal and grounds for appeal in immigration cases.

Contents: 164 | Not Contents: 205 | Result: Government Win

The Bishop of Leicester voted content.

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