On 24th October 2018 Peers voted on amendments to the Government’s Ivory Bill. Lord Cormack moved an amendment to the Bill, which was not passed but was supported in the voting lobbies by the Bishop of Chester.
Lord Cormack moved amendment 2, in clause 1, page 1, line 21, to leave out “ivory in it” and insert “more than 20% of ivory in the case of furniture or other objects and 30% in the case of musical instruments”.
The House divided:
Contents: 20 | Not Contents: 323 | Result: Government Win
The Bishop of Chester voted Content.