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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Friday 27 February 2015

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill [Lords]


 

New Clauses

 

Sir Tony Baldry

 

Withdrawn  NC1

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Natural justice

 

Standing Orders of the House of Lords may provide for the Lord Speaker to lay

 

on the Table of the House of Lords before that House agrees to any resolution

 

under section 1(1) a report on whether and to what extent any investigation by an

 

officer of the House of Lords of the member of the House of Lords whose conduct

 

is the subject of the proposed sanction has complied with—

 

(a)    

the principles of natural justice,

 

(b)    

the principles of the European Convention of Human Rights, and

 

(c)    

any other relevant provision or rule of law”.

 


 

Sir Tony Baldry

 

Not called  NC2

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Bill of Rights

 

Nothing in this Act shall be constructed by any court in the United Kingdom as

 

affecting Article IX of the Bill of Rights 1689.”

 


 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Negatived on division  NC3

 

To move the following Clause


 
 

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, continued

 
 

         

“Code of conduct

 

(1)    

Standing Orders of the House of Lords may provide for the adoption of a code of

 

conduct.

 

(2)    

A resolution passed by virtue of section 1(4) must include a reference to the

 

relevant provision of any code of conduct which the House of Lords may have

 

adopted and which has not been superseded by a subsequent decision of the

 

House.”

 


 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Not decided (inquorate division)  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  leave out paragraph (a)

 

Bill to be further considered.


 
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