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Schedule 1 — Civil legal services

Surrogate Parents (Leave, Pay and Allowance Arrangements) – in the House of Commons at 8:15 pm on 17th April 2012.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 512
    A majority of MPs voted against specifying in primary legislation what counts as evidence that domestic abuse has occurred and so entitles the victim to civil legal aid.
  • Division number 513
    A majority of MPs voted against making legal aid available in respect of social welfare decisions.
  • Division number 514
    A majority of MPs voted against making legal aid available to children in a wider range of cases.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 194.—(Mr Kenneth Clarke.)

The House divided:

Ayes 302, Noes 243.

Division number 512 Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Civil Legal Aid For Domestic Abuse Victims

A majority of MPs voted against specifying in primary legislation what counts as evidence that domestic abuse has occurred and so entitles the victim to civil legal aid.

Aye: 302 MPs

No: 243 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 101 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 19 4 disagreed to .

Lords amendment 196 disagreed to.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 168.—(Mr Djanogly.)

The House divided:

Ayes 288, Noes 246.

Division number 513 Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Legal Aid for Social Welfare Law

A majority of MPs voted against making legal aid available in respect of social welfare decisions.

Aye: 287 MPs

No: 245 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 113 MPs

Abstained: 1 MP

Absents: A-Z by last name

Abstaineds: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 168 disagreed to.

Lords amendment s 169 and 240 disagreed to .

Government amendments (a) and (b) made in lieu of Lords amendments 169 and 240 .

Lords amendment 170 disagreed to.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 171.—(Mr Djanogly.)

The House divided:

Ayes 294, Noes 250.

Division number 514 Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Legal Aid for children

A majority of MPs voted against making legal aid available to children in a wider range of cases.

Aye: 294 MPs

No: 250 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 102 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 171 disagreed to.

Lords amendment 172 disagreed to.

Lords amendments 189 to 191, 193, as amended, 217, 218, 219, as amended, 220, as amended, 243, 177 t o 181, and 206 to 216 agreed to, with Commons financial privileges waived in respect of Lords amendments 220, 243, 178, 181, 207, 210, 212, 215 and 216.

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