Divisions: Immigration Bill

On 21st March the House of Lords considered the Government’s Immigration Bill at Report Stage. A number of votes were held on amendments, in which several bishops took part:

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

Lord Dubs moved amendment 116A, after clause 62, to insert the new clause Unaccompanied refugee children: relocation and support. The House divided:

Contents: 306 | Not Contents: 204 | Result: Government Defeat

The Bishops of Bristol, Chelmsford, Norwich and Rochester voted Content.


 

Lord Alton of Liverpool moved amendment 121, after clause 63, to insert the new clause Conditions for grant of asylum: cases of genocide. The House divided:

Contents: 111 | Not Contents: 148 | Result: Government Win

The Bishops of Chester, Chelmsford and Norwich voted Content.


 

Lord Dubs moved amendment 122, after clause 63, to insert the new clause Protection of locally engaged staff. The House divided:

Contents: 60 | Not Contents: 136 | Result: Government Win

The Bishop of Chester voted Not Content.


 

Lord Alton of Liverpool moved amendment 122A, after clause 63, to insert the new clause Family reunion: refugee resettlement programme. The House divided:

Contents: 91 | Not Contents: 133 | Result: Government Win

The Bishop of Norwich voted Content.

(via Parliament.uk)