Votes – Children and Families Bill

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

On 28th and 29th January 2014, the Bishop of St Albans took part in two votes on the Government’s Children and Families Bill, during its Report Stage.

On 28th January, Crossbench Peer Baroness Howe of Idlicote moved amendment 53ZAAB, after clause 73, to insert the new clause Duty to provide an internet service that protects children.

The Bishop of St Albans voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content.’

There were Contents: 118 / Not Contents: 153. Result: Government Win
On 29th January, Labour Peer Lord Hunt of Kings Heath moved amendment 57BB, before clause 80, to insert the new clause Protection of Children’s health: offence of smoking in a private vehicle.

The Bishop of St Albans voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content.’

There were Contents: 222 / Not Contents: 197. Result: Government Defeat