Immigration Bill – Divisions

On 9th March 2016 the House of Lords considered the Government’s Immigration Bill at Report Stage. Votes were held on two amendments, both of which passed. The Bishops of Durham and Chester took part in the votes.

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

Lord Alton of Liverpool moved amendment 57, after clause 36, to insert the new clause ‘Asylum seekers: permission to work after six months’. The House divided:

Contents: 280 | Not Contents: 195 | Result: Government Defeat

The Bishops of Durham and Chester voted Content.

 

(via Parliament.uk)


 

Lord Hylton moved amendment 58, after clause 36, to insert the new clause ‘Overseas domestic workers’. The House divided:

Contents: 226 | Not Contents: 198 | Result: Government Defeat

The Bishop of Durham voted Content; the Bishop of Chester voted Not Content.

(via Parliament.uk)