Government defeats in the House of Lords

How many times has the Government been defeated in the House of Lords this session?

Session 2014-2015: Conservative Liberal Democrat Coalition Government.
Number of defeats = 10 (as at 5 February 2015)

List of Government defeats in previous sessions

Government

Session

Number of defeats

Conservative Liberal Democrat Coalition 2013-2014 14
Conservative Liberal Democrat Coalition 2012-2013 27
  2010-2012 48

Labour

2009-2010

14

2008-2009

25

2007-2008

29

2006-2007

45

2005-2006

62

2004-2005

37

2003-2004

64

2002-2003

88

2001-2002

56

2000-2001

2

1999-2000

36

1998-99

31

1997-98

39

Conservative

1996-97

10

1995-96

10

1994-95

7

1993-94

16

1992-93

19

1991-92

6

1990-91

17

1989-90

20

1988-89

12

1987-88

17

1986-87

3

1985-86

22

1984-85

17

1983-84

20

1982-83

5

1981-82

7

1980-81

18

1979-80

15

Labour

1978-79

11

1977-78

78

1976-77

25

1975-76

126

1974-75

Figures not kept

 

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