Votes – Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

On 21st November 2018 the House of Lords considered amendments to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL]. Two bishops took part in a vote on an amendment from Baroness Barker:

House of Lords Division Lobby

Baroness Barker moved amendment 27, in Schedule 1, page 10, line 8, after “necessary” to insert “to prevent harm to the cared-for person”.



The House divided:

Contents: 202 | Not Contents: 188 | Result: Government Defeat

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



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