Votes – Children and Social Work Bill

On 18th October 2016 the House of Lords considered the Government’s Children and Social Work Bill at its Report Stage. The Bishops of Chester and Leeds supported an amendment from the Earl Listowel to improve the support available for care leavers. The Bishop of Chester’s speech is here.

House of Lords Division Lobby
House of Lords Division Lobby

The Earl of Listowel moved amendment 13, after clause 2, to insert the new clause National offer for care leavers. The House divided:

Contents: 179 | Not Contents: 187 | Result: Government Win
The Bishop of Chester and the Bishop of Leeds voted Content