On 10th November 2014, the Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, took part in a division of the House of Lords, on an amendment to the Government’s Infrastructure Bill.
Labour Peer Baroness Worthington moved amendment 113G, to insert the new clause Underground access: environmental protection, which sought to create new regulations for the extraction of oil and gas through the process known as fracking.
The Bishop of Lichfield voted ‘not content’. No bishop voted ‘content’.
There were Contents: 141 | Not Contents: 237 | Result: Government Win