Food Standards Bill — Directions relating to breach of duty or to international obligations — 8 Nov 1999

Mr Jim Dowd MP, Lewisham West voted with the majority (Teller for the Noes).

Lords amendments considered.

Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 4, line 32, after ("activities") insert--

("(ba) premises, businesses or operations involved in fish farming;")

I beg to move, That this House agrees with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Michael Lord):

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendments Nos. 2 to 5 and 7.

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendments Nos. 2 to 5 agreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 6, in page 6, line 13, leave out subsection (3) and insert--

("(3) Each annual report of the Agency shall contain a report on its activities during the year in enforcing any relevant legislation for which it is the enforcement authority and its performance in respect of--

(a) any standards under subsection (2) that apply to those activities ; and

(b) any objectives relating to those activities that are specified in the statement of objectives and practices under section 22.")

I beg to move, That this House agrees with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendment No. 15.

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendment No. 7 agreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 8, in page 8, line 2, leave out from ("1991") to ("a") in line 3 and insert

("(in this Act referred to as "the 1991 Order") or orders or regulations made under it is (by virtue of Article 26(1A), (1B), (2), (3) or (3A) of that Order)")

I beg to move, That this House agrees with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendments Nos. 9 to 11, 17, 18, 20, 24, 27, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 40, 41, 45, 47 and 48.

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendments Nos. 9 to 11 agreed to.

("( ) The exercise of that power is subject to the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.")

I beg to move, That this House agrees with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendments Nos. 13, 14, 19, 23, 26, 28, 29 and 42.

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendments Nos. 13 to 15 agreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 16, in page 12, line 36, leave out paragraph (b) and insert--

("(b) by the Scottish Ministers (in so far as it is exercisable by them within devolved competence or by virtue of an Order in Council made under section 63 of the Scotland Act 1998); and")

I beg to move, That this House agrees with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this, it will be convenient to discuss Lords amendments Nos. 21, 22 and 31.

Lords amendment agreed to.

Lords amendments Nos. 17 to 24 agreed to.

Lords amendment: No. 25, in page 19, line 28, at end insert--

("(2A) In this Act the expression "interests of consumers in relation to food" includes (without prejudice to the generality of that expression) interests in relation to the labelling, marking, presenting or advertising of food, and the descriptions which may be applied to food.")

Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House agrees with the Lords in the said amendment.-- [Ms Quin.]

Question put, That the amendment to the Lords amendment be made:--

The House divided: Ayes 135, Noes 266.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 122 (+2 tell)077.0%
Lab267 (+2 tell) 0064.7%
LDem0 11023.9%
PC0 1025.0%
SNP0 1016.7%
Total:267 135064.1%

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