On 22nd February 2022, the House of Lords debated a motion ‘That the Report from the Select Committee Divisions: pass-readers; Sessional select committees; Participation of eligible members in oral statements and repeated urgent questions (6th Report, HL Paper 152) be agreed to.’ A vote was held on an amendment to the motion, in which a Bishop took part.
The Bishop of Durham took part in a vote on an amendment tabled by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Con). Hansard
Lord Foulkes of Cumnock moved, as an amendment to the first motion in the name of the Senior Deputy Speaker, at the end insert “but that this House believes that the Lord Speaker should call remote participants during questions, oral statements, and repeated urgent questions, rather than the Leader of the House”.
The amendment was agreed. Content: 144 / Not Content 133.
The Bishop of Durham voted Content.
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