On 21st January 2020 the House of Lords voted on amendments to the Government’s EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill. Three bishops took part in a vote on an amendment from Lord Dubs, to put in place measures for refugee children family reunion. The Bishop of Durham also acted as a sponsor of the amendment.
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill
Lord Dubs moved amendment 18, to leave out clause 37. The House divided:
Contents: 300 | Not Contents: 220 | Result: Government Defeat
The Bishops of Durham, Rochester and Worcester voted Content.