Votes: Investigatory Powers Bill

On 2nd November 2016 the House of Lords considered the Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill at its Third Reading. The Bishop of Truro, Rt Revd Tim Thornton,  took part in a vote on an amendment to the Bill tabled by Crossbench Peer Baroness Hollins about the unlawful interception of telephone call:

Baroness Hollins moved Motion E1, as an amendment to Motion E, at end to insert “, and do propose Amendments 15B and 15C in lieu: 15B Insert the following new Clause: Civil liability for certain other unlawful interceptions 15C Insert the following new Clause: Interception without lawful authority: awards of costs. The House divided:

Contents: 271 | Not Contents: 242 | Result: Government Defeat
The Bishop of Truro voted Content.
Lords No Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby
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