Votes – Mesothelioma Bill

On 17th July 2013, the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James, took part in two divisions on the Government’s Mesothelioma Bill.

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

Crossbench Peer Lord Alton of Liverpool moved amendment 2, calling for a one per cent levy to raise funds to support research into the causes and treatments of mesothelioma.

The Bishop of Norwich voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content’.

There were: Contents: 192 | Not Contents: 199 | Result: Government Win

(via Parliament.uk)

Labour Peer Lord McKenzie of Luton moved amendment 11, which sought to ensure that those diagnosed with diffuse mesothelioma should receive no less than 100 per cent of the average actual damages recovered in mesothelioma cases in their compensation payments.

The Bishop of Norwich voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content’.

There were: Contents: 119 | Not Contents: 153 | Result: Government Win

(via Parliament.uk)