Votes: Agriculture Bill

On 15th September 2020 votes took place on amendments to the Government’s Agriculture Bill. The Bishops of Peterborough and St Albans took part:

House of Lords Division Lobby

Lord Northbrook moved amendment 12, in clause 1, page 2, line 31, at end to insert—

(c) supporting the domestic production of food and other agricultural products to the extent the Secretary of State considers necessary to ensure a sufficient level of food security in the United Kingdom, having regard to the outcomes in the most recent report produced under section 17.”

Division: 130 Contents, 225 Not Contents

The amendment was disagreed

The Bishop of St Albans voted Content

This division was performed remotely.


Baroness Jones of Whitchurch moved amendment 31, in clause 4, page 5, line 14, at end to insert—

“( ) The Secretary of State must have regard to the current environmental improvement plan when setting out strategic priorities for giving financial assistance during the plan period.”

Division: 258 Contents, 208 Not Contents

The amendment was agreed

The Bishops of Peterborough and St Albans voted Content

This division was performed remotely.