Votes on the Deregulation Bill

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On 21st October 2014 three bishops took part in three votes on the Government’s Deregulation Bill during the House of Lords committee stage . Details on the Bill can be found here.

House of Lords Division Lobby

House of Lords Division Lobby

Clause 1: Health and safety at work: general duty of self-employed persons

The question was put that clause 1 be agreed to.  The Committee divided:

Contents: 253 | Not Contents: 175 | Result: Government Win

The Bishops of Lichfield and Norwich voted content

Clause 2: Removal of employment tribunals’ power to make wider recommendations.

The question was put that clause 2 be agreed to.  The Committee divided:

 Contents: 234 | Not Contents: 194 | Result: Government Win
The Bishops of Lichfield and Norwich voted content

 

Clause 12: Private hire vehicles: sub-contracting.

The question was put that clause 12 be agreed to.  The Committee divided:

 Contents: 221 | Not Contents: 175 | Result: Government Win
The Bishop of Coventry voted not content