Clause 155 — Positive action: recruitment and promotion

Equality Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 2nd December 2009.

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Amendment proposed: 18, in page 98, line 7, leave out 'as qualified as' and insert 'equally qualified to'.- (John Penrose.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided: Ayes 160, Noes 354.

Division number 11 Equality Bill — Clause 155 — Positive action: recruitment and promotion

Aye: 151 MPs

No: 352 MPs

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Abstained: 1 MP

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Question accordingly negatived.