On Tuesday 20th October a vote was taken on a Motion to Regret on the Government’s United Kingdom Internal Market Bill. Seven bishops voted for the Motion:
Lord Judge moved, as an amendment to the motion that the bill be now read a second time, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that Part 5 of the bill contains provisions which, if enacted, would undermine the rule of law and damage the reputation of the United Kingdom.”
395 Contents, 169 Not Contents.
The amendment was agreed: Government defeat.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishops of Coventry, Leeds, London, Manchester, Salisbury and Worcester, voted Content to the Motion.