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Protection of Existing Conditions

Part of Orders of the Day — Sex Discrimination Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 22nd October 1986.

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Division No. 290][7.33 pm
AYES
Abse, LeoClay, Robert
Adams, Allen (Paisley N)Clwyd, Mrs Ann
Alton, DavidCook, Robin F. (Livingston)
Anderson, DonaldCorbett, Robin
Archer, Rt Hon PeterCorbyn, Jeremy
Ashdown, PaddyCraigen, J. M.
Atkinson, N. (Tottenham)Crowther, Stan
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Cunliffe, Lawrence
Barron, KevinDavies, Rt Hon Denzil (L'lli)
Beckett, Mrs MargaretDavies, Ronald (Caerphilly)
Beith, A. J.Davis, Terry (B'ham, H'ge H'I)
Bell, StuartDeakins, Eric
Benn, Rt Hon TonyDewar, Donald
Bennett, A. (Dent'n & Red'sh)Dobson, Frank
Bidwell, SydneyDormand, Jack
Blair, AnthonyDouglas, Dick
Boyes, RolandDubs, Alfred
Bray, Dr JeremyDuffy, A. E. P.
Brown, Gordon (D'f'mline E)Dunwoody, Hon Mrs G.
Brown, Hugh D. (Provan)Eadie, Alex
Brown, N. (N'c'tle-u-Tyne E)Eastham, Ken
Brown, R. (N'c'tle-u-Tyne N)Evans, John (St. Helens N)
Brown, Ron (E'burgh, Leith)Ewing, Harry
Bruce, MalcolmFatchett, Derek
Buchan, NormanFaulds, Andrew
Callaghan, Rt Hon J.Field, Frank (Birkenhead)
Callaghan, Jim (Heyw'd & M)Fields, T. (L'pool Broad Gn)
Campbell, IanFisher, Mark
Campbell-Savours, DaleFlannery, Martin
Clark, Dr David (S Shields)Foot, Rt Hon Michael
Foster, DerekMorris, Rt Hon A. (W'shawe)
Foulkes, GeorgeNellist, David
Fraser, J. (Norwood)Oakes, Rt Hon Gordon
Freeson, Rt Hon ReginaldO'Brien, William
Gilbert, Rt Hon Dr JohnO'Neill, Martin
Godman, Dr NormanOrme, Rt Hon Stanley
Golding, Mrs LlinPark, George
Gould, BryanParry, Robert
Gourlay, HarryPatchett, Terry
Hamilton, James (M'well N)Pavitt, Laurie
Hamilton, W. W. (Fife Central)Pendry, Tom
Harman, Ms HarrietPike, Peter
Hart, Rt Hon Dame JudithPowell, Raymond (Ogmore)
Heffer, Eric S.Prescott, John
Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)Radice, Giles
Home Robertson, JohnRandall, Stuart
Howells, GeraintRedmond, Martin
Hoyle, DouglasRichardson, Ms Jo
Hughes, Dr Mark (Durham)Roberts, Allan (Bootle)
Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)Roberts, Ernest (Hackney N)
Hughes, Roy (Newport East)Robertson, George
Hughes, Sean (Knowsley S)Rogers, Allan
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)Ross, Ernest (Dundee W)
Janner, Hon GrevilleRoss, Stephen (Isle of Wight)
Jenkins, Rt Hon Roy (Hillh'd)Rowlands, Ted
John, BrynmorSedgemore, Brian
Jones, Barry (Alyn & Deeside)Sheldon, Rt Hon R.
Kaufman, Rt Hon GeraldShields, Mrs Elizabeth
Kinnock, Rt Hon NeilShore, Rt Hon Peter
Kirkwood, ArchyShort, Ms Clare (Ladywood)
Lamond, JamesSilkin, Rt Hon J.
Leadbitter, TedSkinner, Dennis
Leighton, RonaldSmith, C.(Isl'ton S & F'bury)
Lewis, Ron (Carlisle)Soley, Clive
Lewis, Terence (Worsley)Spearing, Nigel
Livsey, RichardSteel, Rt Hon David
Lloyd, Tony (Stretford)Stott, Roger
Loyden, EdwardStrang, Gavin
McCartney, HughThomas, Dafydd (Merioneth)
McDonald, Dr OonaghThomas, Dr R. (Carmarthen)
McGuire, MichaelThompson, J. (Wansbeck)
McKelvey, WilliamThorne, Stan (Preston)
MacKenzie, Rt Hon GregorTinn, James
McNamara, KevinTorney, Tom
McTaggart, RobertWainwright, R.
McWilliam, JohnWallace, James
Madden, MaxWardell, Gareth (Gower)
Marek, Dr JohnWareing, Robert
Marshall, David (Shettleston)Weetch, Ken
Martin, MichaelWelsh, Michael
Mason, Rt Hon RoyWhite, James
Maxton, JohnWigley, Dafydd
Maynard, Miss JoanWilliams, Rt Hon A.
Meacher, MichaelWinnick, David
Meadowcroft, MichaelYoung, David (Bolton SE)
Michie, William
Mikardo, IanTellers for the Ayes:
Millan, Rt Hon BruceMr. Don Dixon and
Miller, Dr M. S. (E Kilbride)Mr. Allen McKay.
NOES
Aitken, JonathanCarlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)
Ancram, MichaelChurchill, W. S.
Atkins, Robert (South Ribble)Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)
Batiste, SpencerClegg, Sir Walter
Biggs-Davison, Sir JohnCockeram, Eric
Blackburn, JohnCope, John
Blaker, Rt Hon Sir PeterCranborne, Viscount
Body, Sir RichardDickens, Geoffrey
Boscawen, Hon RobertDicks, Terry
Bottomley, Mrs VirginiaDorrell, Stephen
Bowden, Gerald (Dulwich)Dunn, Robert
Brandon-Bravo, MartinDurant, Tony
Bright, GrahamFavell, Anthony
Brown, M. (Brigg & Cl'thpes)Forman, Nigel
Browne, JohnForsyth, Michael (Stirling)
Bruinvels, PeterForth, Eric
Buchanan-Smith, Rt Hon A.Fowler, Rt Hon Norman
Budgen, NickFranks, Cecil
Burt, AlistairFraser, Peter (Angus East)
Fry, PeterMates, Michael
Gale, RogerMather, Carol
Galley, RoyMaude, Hon Francis
Garel-Jones, TristanMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Gilmour, Rt Hon Sir IanMayhew, Sir Patrick
Gow, IanMeyer, Sir Anthony
Gower, Sir RaymondMiller, Hal (B'grove)
Grant, Sir AnthonyMills, Iain (Meriden)
Greenway, HarryMoate, Roger
Gregory, ConalMonro, Sir Hector
Griffiths, Sir EldonMoynihan, Hon C.
Griffiths, Peter (Portsm'th N)Neale, Gerrard
Grist, IanNeedham, Richard
Ground, PatrickNelson, Anthony
Grylls, MichaelNeubert, Michael
Hamilton, Hon A. (Epsom)Nicholls, Patrick
Hamilton, Neil (Tatton)Norris, Steven
Hampson, Dr KeithOttaway, Richard
Hargreaves, KennethPage, Sir John (Harrow W)
Harris, DavidPatten, Christopher (Bath)
Harvey, RobertPattie, Geoffrey
Haselhurst, AlanPollock, Alexander
Havers, Rt Hon Sir MichaelPorter, Barry
Hayes, J.Portillo, Michael
Hayhoe, Rt Hon BarneyPowell, William (Corby)
Hayward, RobertPowley, John
Heathcoat-Amory, DavidPrentice, Rt Hon Reg
Heddle, JohnPrice, Sir David
Henderson, BarryProctor, K. Harvey
Hickmet, RichardRaffan, Keith
Hicks, RobertRaison, Rt Hon Timothy
Hind, KennethRathbone, Tim
Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)Rhys Williams, Sir Brandon
Holland, Sir Philip (Gedling)Ridsdale, Sir Julian
Hordern, Sir PeterRobinson, Mark (N'port W)
Howarth, Alan (Stratf'd-on-A)Roe, Mrs Marion
Howarth, Gerald (Cannock)Rossi, Sir Hugh
Howell, Rt Hon D. (G'ldford)Rost, Peter
Howell, Ralph (Norfolk, N)Rowe, Andrew
Hubbard-Miles, PeterRyder, Richard
Irving, CharlesSackville, Hon Thomas
Jenkin, Rt Hon PatrickSainsbury, Hon Timothy
Johnson Smith, Sir GeoffreySayeed, Jonathan
Jones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)Shaw, Giles (Pudsey)
Jones, Robert (Herts W)Shaw, Sir Michael (Scarb')
Kellett-Bowman, Mrs ElaineShelton, William (Streatham)
Kershaw, Sir AnthonyShepherd, Colin (Hereford)
Key, RobertShersby, Michael
King, Rt Hon TomSilvester, Fred
Knight, Greg (Derby N)Skeet, Sir Trevor
Knight, Dame Jill (Edgbaston)Smith, Tim (Beaconsfield)
Knowles, MichaelSoames, Hon Nicholas
Knox, DavidSpeed, Keith
Lamont, Rt Hon NormanSpeller, Tony
Lang, IanSpencer, Derek
Latham, MichaelSpicer, Michael (S Worcs)
Lawler, GeoffreySquire, Robin
Lawrence, IvanStanbrook, Ivor
Lee, John (Pendle)Stanley, Rt Hon John
Lennox-Boyd, Hon MarkStern, Michael
Lewis, Sir Kenneth (Stamf'd)Stewart, Allan (Eastwood)
Lilley, PeterStewart, Andrew (Sherwood)
Lloyd, Sir Ian (Havant)Stradling Thomas, Sir John
Lord, MichaelTapsell, Sir Peter
Lyell, NicholasTaylor, John (Solihull)
McCrindle, RobertTaylor, Teddy (S'end E)
McCurley, Mrs AnnaTemple-Morris, Peter
Macfarlane, NeilThomas, Rt Hon Peter
MacKay, John (Argyll & Bute)Thompson, Patrick (N'ich N)
Maclean, David JohnThurnham, Peter
McLoughlin, PatrickTrippier, David
McNair-Wilson, M. (N'bury)Twinn, Dr Ian
McNair-Wilson, P. (New F'st)van Straubenzee, Sir W.
McQuarrie, AlbertVaughan, Sir Gerard
Madel, DavidWaddington, David
Major, JohnWaller, Gary
Malins, HumfreyWardle, C. (Bexhill)
Malone, GeraldWatson, John
Marland, PaulWatts, John
Marshall, Michael (Arundel)Wells, Bowen (Hertford)
Whitney, Raymond
Wiggin, JerryTellers for the Noes:
Wolfson, MarkMr. Peter Lloyd and
Woodcock, MichaelMr. David Lightbown.
Yeo, Tim