Deregulation Bill- Divisions

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On 11th February 2015, three bishops took part in divisions on the Government’s Deregulation Bill, during its Report Stage.

House of Lords Division Lobby

House of Lords Division Lobby

Amendment 44

Lord McNally moved amendment 44, relating to the regulatory role of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

The Bishop of Chester, the Rt Revd Peter Forster, and the Bishop of Derby, the Rt Revd Alastair Redfern, voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content’.

There were: Contents: 197 | Not Contents: 208 | Result: Government Win

(Via Parliament.uk)

Amendment 44A

Lord Tunnicliffe moved amendment 44A, to define those regulators to whom the duty of promoting economic growth applies.

The Bishop of Chester, the Rt Revd Peter Forster, and the Bishop of Worcester, the Rt Revd John Inge, voted ‘content’. No bishop voted ‘not content’.

There were: Contents: 158 | Not Contents: 222 | Result: Government Win

(via Parliament.uk)