House of Lords Public Bill Sessional Statistics for Session 1998-99 Contents


Table 11: Government defeats


Title
Number
of
defeats
Stage
name
Subject
matter
Voting
figures
Reversed
by
HC

Access to Justice
4
Committee of the whole House Clause 31 stand part: Rights of audience: employed advocates C77 : NC88
Yes
Report Amdt 1, statement of principles underlying legal aid in England and Wales: including accessibility of legal services irrespective of means and/or disability C182 : NC111
Yes
Report Amdt 97, to prevent Criminal Defence Service itself providing advice and assistance (ie state defenders) (grouped with 98, 102 + 104) C189 : NC134
Yes
Consideration of Commons Amendments Commons Amdt 27; independence of legal representatives C141: NC85
Yes
Disability Rights Commission
1
Report Amdt 4; Commission to make proposals or give advice to any Govt agency as to practical application of any law C112: NC81
Yes
Employment Relations
1
Committee of the whole House Amdt 276; payment of higher wages not constitute a detriment to worker not receiving same wages C98: NC78 No (Amt disagreed to by HC and then largely reinserted by HL and finally agreed to)
European Parliamentary Elections
1
Second Reading Reasoned amt against 2a C167: NC73 N/A: Bill defeated and enacted under Parliament Acts
Greater London Authority
1
Report Amdt 5A; election for Mayor in event of no confidence by Assembly C213: NC117
Yes
Health
3
Report Amdt 2; establishment of Primary Care Trusts - majority vote by members of primary care group needed C120: NC117
Yes
Report Amdt 47; Independent hospitals C161: NC113
Yes
Third Reading Amdt 7; (+ 8), patients to be referred out of area for specialist hospital treatment and aftercare C113: NC86
Yes
House of Lords
4
Second Reading Amt to motion for 2a C192: NC126
N/A
Committee of the whole House Motion to resume House C145: NC136
N/A
Report Amdt 25, Appointments Commission - Statutory body outside existing departments to advise Prime Minister on appointment of life peers C231: NC189
Yes
Report Amdt 46, in case of bill to extend life of parliament, no life peers created during that parliament may vote on bill C 283: NC177
Yes
Immigration and Asylum Bill
1
Report Amdt 118: voucher system to replace cash benefits to be delayed until improved administration of asylum claims takes effect C161: NC116
Yes
Tax Credits
2
Committee of the whole House Amdt 29, (+ 32); small employers to have the right to opt out of payment of the working families tax credit rather than automatic exemption C161: NC121
Yes
Committee of the whole House Amdt 31; single parents to have same choice as couples to receive payment of any tax credit direct from Board rather than from employer C150: NC103
Yes
Welfare Reform and Pensions
10
Report Amdt 7; stakeholder pension - no requirement to take annuity at specified date. C145: NC137
Yes
Report Amdt 96; extension of widow's benefit to two years C193: NC114 Accepted in part through amts in lieu
Report Amdt. 96A; extension of widow's benefit to one year [NB voting figures amended as per c.439 Hansard 13/10/99] C163: NC184
Yes
Report Amdt 133; reverse proposed incapacity benefit restriction to recent contributors C251: NC95 Accepted in part through amts in lieu
Report Amdt 136; reverse proposed incapacity benefit reduction for pension payments C198: NC90 Accepted in part through amts in lieu
Report Amdt 144: reverse proposed withdrawal of severe disablement allowance C119: NC81
Yes
Report Amdt 184; earnings of workers supplied by service companies, etc. C84: NC66
Yes
Third Reading Amdt 1; war pensions for widows for life C166: NC107
Yes
Consideration of Commons Amendments Lords Amdt 20; war pensions for widows: entitlement C153: NC140
Yes
Consideration of Commons Amendments Lords Amdt 42; incapacity benefit: restriction to recent contributors C260: NC127
Yes
Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence
1
Third Reading Amdt 2; Youth offenders to be ordered to youth offender panels C149: NC144
Yes
  
Total
29




 
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