Votes: Agriculture Bill

On 22nd September 2020 votes took place in the House of Lords on amendments to the Government’s Agriculture Bill. The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishops of St Albans, Leeds and Worcester took part.

House of Lords Division Lobby

Lord Whitty moved amendment 78, after clause 34, to insert the new clause Application of pesticides: limitations on use to protect human health.

Division 1: 276 Contents, 228 Not Contents

The amendment was agreed (Government defeat).

The Bishops of St Albans and Worcester voted Content.

https://votes.parliament.uk/Votes/Lords/Division/2306


Baroness McIntosh of Pickering moved amendment 88, in Schedule 3, page 56, line 8, at end to insert—

Requests for landlord’s consent or variation of terms

Division 2: 122 Contents, 234 Not Contents

The amendment was disagreed (Government win).

The Bishop of St Albans voted Content

https://votes.parliament.uk/Votes/Lords/Division/2307


Lord Grantchester to move in clause 35, page 32, line 45, at end to insert—

“( ) where a product is imported, a statement of compliance with the relevant domestic standards and regulations specified under section (Requirement for agricultural and food imports to meet domestic standards).”

Division 3: 307 Contents, 212 Not Contents

The motion was agreed (Government defeat)

The Bishops of Leeds and St Albans voted Content


Baroness Jones of Whitchurch moved amendment 100, after clause 42, to insert the new clause Contribution of agriculture and associated land use to climate change targets.

Division 4: 249 Contents, 200 Not Contents

The amendment was agreed (Government defeat).

The Bishops of Leeds, St Albans and Worcester voted Content.

https://votes.parliament.uk/Votes/Lords/Division/2310


Lord Curry of Kirkharle moved amendment 101, after clause 42, to insert the new clause Trade and Agriculture Commission.

Division 5: 266 Contents,  159 Not Contents

The amendment was agreed (Government defeat).

The Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishops of Leeds, St Albans and Worcester voted Content.

https://votes.parliament.uk/Votes/Lords/Division/2310