On 20th January 2020 the House of Lords voted on amendments to the Government’s EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill. The Bishop of Birmingham voted on an amendment from Lord Oates to allow EU citizens covered by the settled status scheme to have the right to a physical form of proof of status.
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill
Lord Oates moved amendment 1, to leave out clause 7 and insert the new clause Rights related to residence. The House divided:
Contents: 269 | Not Contents: 229 | Result: Government Defeat
The Bishop of Birmingham voted Content.