Vote – Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill

On 11th February 2019 the  House of Lords considered House of Commons amendments to the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill, at ping-pong.

Two bishops took part in a vote on an amendment from Lord Paddick that would oblige the Secretary of State to seek and secure a death penalty assurance in any future international treaty.

House of Lords Division Lobby

Lord Paddick moved amendment 13A, after clause 15, in line 19, after “sought” to insert “and received”.

The House divided:

Contents: 188 | Not Contents: 207 | Result: Government Win

The Bishop of Salisbury voted Content. The Bishop of Chester voted Not Content.