Tuesday 26 January 2010

Yesterday's debate on Equality Bill and Religious Organisations

Yesterday the House of Lords continued its consideration of the Equality Bill. They discussed the controversial Schedule 9 Part 1, 2 - Religious requirements relating to sex, marriage etc., sexual orientation. This has led to a flurry of letters received by Peers.

The whole Bill can be accessed here. Yesterday's debate can be read in Hansard from column 1197. There were votes on

Amendment 98 - agreed to 216-178
Amendment 99 - agreed to
Amendment 99A - disagreed 174-195
Amendment 100 - agreed to 177-172

The amendments are listed here