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Clause 40

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 27 June 1990

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Provision Of Accommodation And Welfare Services: Agency Arrangements

Lords amendment: No. 76, in page 46, line 48, at end insert—

"(1D) Before arrangements are made by virtue of this section with any person, that person shall disclose to the local authority making the arrangements any relevant criminal convictions.
(1E) On request by a local authority, a police officer shall disclose to the authority any relevant criminal convictions of any person with whom it is proposed to make arrangements by virtue of this section.
(1F) Relevant criminal convictions for the purposes of subsections (1D) and (1E) above shall be specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State.
(1G) Any person in respect of whom a disclosure is made under subsection (1E) above shall be informed of the disclosure."

Motion made and Question proposed, That this House doth disagree with the Lords in the said amendment. — [Mr. Kenneth Clarke.]

Question put:

The House divided: Ayes 303, Noes 217.

Division No. 272]

[12.42 am

AYES

Adley, RobertBonsor, Sir Nicholas
Aitken, JonathanBoscawen, Hon Robert
Alexander, RichardBoswell, Tim
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelBottomley, Peter
Allason, RupertBottomley, Mrs Virginia
Amess, DavidBowden, A (Brighton K'pto'n)
Amos, AlanBowden, Gerald (Dulwich)
Arbuthnot, JamesBowis, John
Arnold, Jacques (Gravesham)Boyson, Rt Hon Dr Sir Rhodes
Arnold, Sir ThomasBrandon-Bravo, Martin
Ashby, DavidBrazier, Julian
Atkins, RobertBright, Graham
Atkinson, DavidBrooke, Rt Hon Peter
Baker, Rt Hon K. (Mole Valley)Brown, Michael (Brigg & Cl't's)
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Bruce, Ian (Dorset South)
Baldry, TonyBuckley, George J.
Banks, Robert (Harrogate)Burns, Simon
Batiste, SpencerBurt, Alistair
Bellingham, HenryButler, Chris
Bendall, VivianButterfill, John
Bennett, Nicholas (Pembroke)Carlisle, John, (Luton N)
Benyon, W.Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)
Bevan, David GilroyCarrington, Matthew
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnCarttiss, Michael
Blackburn, Dr John G.Cash, William
Blaker, Rt Hon Sir PeterChalker, Rt Hon Mrs Lynda
Body, Sir RichardChannon, Rt Hon Paul

Chapman, SydneyHind, Kenneth
Chope, ChristopherHogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)
Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)Hordern, Sir Peter
Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)Howard, Rt Hon Michael
Colvin, MichaelHowarth, Alan (Strat'd-on-A)
Conway, DerekHowarth, G. (Cannock & B'wd)
Coombs, Anthony (Wyre F'rest)Howe, Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey
Coombs, Simon (Swindon)Howell, Rt Hon David (G'dford)
Cope, Rt Hon JohnHughes, Robert G. (Harrow W)
Couchman, JamesHunt, David (Wirral W)
Cran, JamesHunt, Sir John (Ravensbourne)
Critchley, JulianHunter, Andrew
Currie, Mrs EdwinaIrvine, Michael
Davies, Q. (Stamf'd & Spald'g)Jack, Michael
Davis, David (Boothferry)Jackson, Robert
Day, StephenJanman, Tim
Devlin, TimJessel, Toby
Dicks, TerryJohnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Dorrell, StephenJones, Robert B (Herts W)
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord JamesJopling, Rt Hon Michael
Dover, DenKellett-Bowman, Dame Elaine
Dunn, BobKey, Robert
Durant, TonyKing, Roger (B'ham N'thfield)
Dykes, HughKing, Rt Hon Tom (Bridgwater)
Emery, Sir PeterKirkhope, Timothy
Evans, David (Wolwyn Hatf'd)Knapman, Roger
Evennett, DavidKnight, Greg (Derby North)
Fairbairn, Sir NicholasKnowles, Michael
Fallon, MichaelKnox, David
Farr, Sir JohnLang, Ian
Favell, TonyLatham, Michael
Fenner, Dame PeggyLee, John (Pendle)
Field, Barry (Isle of Wight)Leigh, Edward (Galnsbor'gh)
Fishburn, John DudleyLennox-Boyd, Hon Mark
Forman, NigelLester, Jim (Broxtowe)
Forsyth, Michael (Stirling)Lightbown, David
Forth, EricLilley, Peter
Fowler, Rt Hon Sir NormanLloyd, Sir Ian (Havant)
Fox, Sir MarcusLloyd, Peter (Fareham)
Franks, CecilLord, Michael
Freeman, RogerLuce, Rt Hon Richard
French, DouglasMacfarlane, Sir Neil
Fry, PeterMacKay, Andrew (E Berkshire)
Gale, RogerMaclean, David
Gardiner, GeorgeMcLoughlin, Patrick
Garel-Jones, TristanMcNair-Wilson, Sir Michael
Gill, ChristopherMcNair-Wilson, Sir Patrick
Glyn, Dr Sir AlanMadel, David
Goodhart, Sir PhilipMalins, Humfrey
Goodlad, AlastairMans, Keith
Goodson-Wickes, Dr CharlesMaples, John
Gorman, Mrs TeresaMarland, Paul
Gorst, JohnMarlow, Tony
Gow, IanMarshall, John (Hendon S)
Grant, Sir Anthony (CambsSW)Marshall, Sir Michael (Arundel)
Greenway, Harry (Ealing N)Martin, David (Portsmouth S)
Greenway, John (Ryedale)Maude, Hon Francis
Gregory, ConalMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Griffiths, Sir Eldon (Bury St E')Mayhew, Rt Hon Sir Patrick
Griffiths, Peter (Portsmouth N)Mellor, David
Grist, IanMeyer, Sir Anthony
Ground, PatrickMiller, Sir Hal
Grylls, MichaelMills, Iain
Gummer, Rt Hon John SelwynMiscampbell, Norman
Hague, WilliamMitchell, Andrew (Gedling)
Hamilton, Hon Archie (Epsom)Mitchell, Sir David
Hamilton, Neil (Tatton)Moate, Roger
Hampson, Dr KeithMonro, Sir Hector
Hanley, JeremyMontgomery, Sir Fergus
Hannam, JohnMorrison, Sir Charles
Hargreaves, A. (B'ham H'll Gr')Morrison, Rt Hon P (Chester)
Hargreaves, Ken (Hyndburn)Moss, Malcolm
Harris, DavidMoynihan, Hon Colin
Haselhurst, AlanNeale, Gerrard
Hayes, JerryNeedham, Richard
Hayward, RobertNelson, Anthony
Heathcoat-Amory, DavidNeubert, Michael
Hicks, Mrs Maureen (Wolv' NE)Newton, Rt Hon Tony
Hicks, Robert (Cornwall SE)Nicholls, Patrick
Hill, JamesNicholson, David (Taunton)

Nicholson, Emma (Devon West)Steen, Anthony
Norris, SteveStern, Michael
Onslow, Rt Hon CranleyStewart, Allan (Eastwood)
Oppenheim, PhillipStewart, Andy (Sherwood)
Page, RichardStewart, Rt Hon Ian (Herts N)
Paice, JamesStradling Thomas, Sir John
Parkinson, Rt Hon CecilSumberg, David
Patten, Rt Hon JohnSummerson, Hugo
Pattie, Rt Hon Sir GeoffreyTapsell, Sir Peter
Pawsey, JamesTaylor, Ian (Esher)
Peacock, Mrs ElizabethTaylor, John M (Solihull)
Porter, Barry (Wirral S)Taylor, Teddy (S'end E)
Porter, David (Waveney)Temple-Morris, Peter
Portillo, MichaelThompson, D. (Calder Valley)
Price, Sir DavidThompson, Patrick (Norwich N)
Raison, Rt Hon TimothyThornton, Malcolm
Rathbone, TimThurnham, Peter
Redwood, JohnTownsend, Cyril D. (B'heath)
Renton, Rt Hon TimTracey, Richard
Riddick, GrahamTredinnick, David
Rifkind, Rt Hon MalcolmTrippier, David
Roberts, Sir Wyn (Conwy)Twinn, Dr Ian
Roe, Mrs MarionVaughan, Sir Gerard
Rumbold, Mrs AngelaViggers, Peter
Ryder, RichardWaldegrave, Rt Hon William
Sackville, Hon TomWalden, George
Sainsbury, Hon TimWalker, Bill (T'side North)
Scott, Rt Hon NicholasWaller, Gary
Shaw, David (Dover)Ward, John
Shaw, Sir Giles (Pudsey)Wardle, Charles (Bexhill)
Shaw, Sir Michael (Scarb')Warren, Kenneth
Shelton, Sir WilliamWells, Bowen
Shephard, Mrs G. (Norfolk SW)Wheeler, Sir John
Shepherd, Colin (Hereford)Whitney, Ray
Shepherd, Richard (Aldridge)Widdecombe, Ann
Shersby, MichaelWiggin, Jerry
Sims, RogerWilshire, David
Skeet, Sir TrevorWinterton, Mrs Ann
Smith, Sir Dudley (Warwick)Wolfson, Mark
Smith, Tim (Beaconsfield)Woodcock, Dr. Mike
Soames, Hon NicholasYeo, Tim
Speller, TonyYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Spicer, Sir Jim (Dorset W)
Spicer, Michael (S Worcs)

Tellers for the Ayes:

Squire, Robin

Mr. Timothy Wood and

Stanbrook, Ivor

Mr. Irvine Patrick.

Stanley, Rt Hon Sir John

NOES

Adams, Allen (Paisley N)Campbell, Ron (Blyth Valley)
Allen, GrahamCampbell-Savours, D. N.
Alton, DavidCanavan, Dennis
Anderson, DonaldCarlile, Alex (Mont'g)
Archer, Rt Hon PeterCarr, Michael
Armstrong, HilaryClark, Dr David (S Shields)
Ashley, Rt Hon JackClarke, Tom (Monklands W)
Ashton, JoeClelland, David
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Clwyd, Mrs Ann
Barnes, Harry (Derbyshire NE)Cohen, Harry
Barnes, Mrs Rosie (Greenwich)Coleman, Donald
Barron, KevinCook, Frank (Stockton N)
Beckett, MargaretCook, Robin (Livingston)
Bell, StuartCorbett, Robin
Benn, Rt Hon TonyCorbyn, Jeremy
Bennett, A. F. (D'nt'n & R'dish)Cox, Tom
Bermingham, GeraldCrowther, Stan
Bidwell, SydneyCryer, Bob
Blair, TonyCummings, John
Blunkett, DavidCunliffe, Lawrence
Boateng, PaulCunningham, Dr John
Boyes, RolandDalyell, Tam
Bradley, KeithDarling, Alistair
Brown, Gordon (D'mline E)Davies, Rt Hon Denzil (Llanelli)
Brown, Nicholas (Newcastle E)Davies, Ron (Caerphilly)
Brown, Ron (Edinburgh Leith)Davis, Terry (B'ham Hodge H'I)
Bruce, Malcolm (Gordon)Dewar, Donald
Buckley, George J.Dixon, Don
Caborn, RichardDobson, Frank
Callaghan, JimDoran, Frank
Campbell, Menzies (Fife NE)Duffy, A. E. P.

Dunnachie, JimmyMeacher, Michael
Dunwoody, Hon Mrs GwynethMeale, Alan
Eastham, KenMichael, Alun
Evans, John (St Helens N)Michie, Bill (Sheffield Heeley)
Ewing, Harry (Falkirk E)Michie, Mrs Ray (Arg'l & Bute)
Ewing, Mrs Margaret (Moray)Mitchell, Austin (G't Grimsby)
Fatchett, DerekMoonie, Dr Lewis
Fearn, RonaldMorgan, Rhodri
Field, Frank (Birkenhead)Morley, Elliot
Fields, Terry (L'pool B G'n)Morris, Rt Hon A. (W'shawe)
Fisher, MarkMorris, Rt Hon J. (Aberavon)
Flannery, MartinMowlam, Marjorie
Flynn, PaulMullin, Chris
Foot, Rt Hon MichaelMurphy, Paul
Foster, DerekNellist, Dave
Foulkes, GeorgeOakes, Rt Hon Gordon
Fraser, JohnO'Brien, William
Fyfe, MariaO'Neill, Martin
Galloway, GeorgeOrme, Rt Hon Stanley
Gilbert, Rt Hon Dr JohnParry, Robert
Godman, Dr Norman A.Patchett, Terry
Gould, BryanPendry, Tom
Graham, ThomasPike, Peter L.
Grant, Bernie (Tottenham)Powell, Ray (Ogmore)
Griffiths, Nigel (Edinburgh S)Prescott, John
Griffiths, Win (Bridgend)Primarolo, Dawn
Grocott, BruceQuin, Ms Joyce
Hardy, PeterRandall, Stuart
Harman, Ms HarrietRedmond, Martin
Hattersley, Rt Hon RoyRees, Rt Hon Merlyn
Haynes, FrankReid, Dr John
Heal, Mrs SylviaRichardson, Jo
Hinchliffe, DavidRobertson, George
Hoey, Ms Kate (Vauxhall)Robinson, Geoffrey
Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)Rogers, Allan
Hood, JimmyRooker, Jeff
Howells, GeraintRoss, Ernie (Dundee W)
Howells, Dr. Kim (Pontypridd)Rowlands, Ted
Hoyle, DougRuddock, Joan
Hughes, John (Coventry NE)Salmond, Alex
Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)Sheerman, Barry
Hughes, Roy (Newport E)Sheldon, Rt Hon Robert
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)Shore, Rt Hon Peter
Illsley, EricShort, Clare
Ingram, AdamSkinner, Dennis
Janner, GrevilleSmith, Andrew (Oxford E)
Johnston, Sir RussellSmith, C. (Isl'ton & F'bury)
Jones, Barry (Alyn & Deeside)Smith, Rt Hon J. (Monk'ds E)
Jones, Ieuan (Ynys Môn)Soley, Clive
Jones, Martyn (Clwyd S W)Spearing, Nigel
Kaufman, Rt Hon GeraldSteel, Rt Hon Sir David
Kennedy, CharlesSteinberg, Gerry
Kilfedder, JamesStott, Roger
Kirkwood, ArchyStrang, Gavin
Lambie, DavidStraw, Jack
Lamond, JamesTaylor, Mrs Ann (Dewsbury)
Leadbitter, TedTaylor, Matthew (Truro)
Leighton, RonThomas, Dr Dafydd Elis
Lewis, TerryThompson, Jack (Wansbeck)
Litherland, RobertTurner, Dennis
Livingstone, KenVaz, Keith
Livsey, RichardWallace, James
Lofthouse, GeoffreyWalley, Joan
Loyden, EddieWatson, Mike (Glasgow, C)
McAllion, JohnWelsh, Andrew (Angus E)
McAvoy, ThomasWelsh, Michael (Doncaster N)
McCartney, IanWigley, Dafydd
Macdonald, Calum A.Williams, Rt Hon Alan
McKay, Allen (Barnsley West)Williams, Alan W. (Carm'then)
McKelvey, WilliamWilson, Brian
McLeish, HenryWinnick, David
McNamara, KevinWise, Mrs Audrey
Madden, MaxWorthington, Tony
Mahon, Mrs AliceWray, Jimmy
Marek, Dr JohnYoung, David (Bolton SE)
Marshall, David (Shettleston)
Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)

Tellers for the Noes:

Martin, Michael J. (Springburn)

Mi. Robert N. Wareing and

Martlew, Eric

Mrs. Llin Golding.

Maxton, John

Question accordingly agreed to.