Climate Change Bill — Committee or Commission — 14 Jan 2008 at 15:50

The majority voted against changing the name of the body that oversees the policy[1] from "The Committee on Climate Change" to "The Commission on Climate Change".

The discussion over this issue was steeped in the sematics of the meanings of the phrases "Committee for X", "X Commission" and even "X Authority".[2]

As this was the first vote on the Bill, links to all previous debates provided below.

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

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop3 011.5%
Con0 61 (+2 tell)30.4%
Lab115 (+2 tell) 053.2%
LDem29 036.3%
Other1 014.3%
UUP1 166.7%
Crossbench20 1719.7%
Total:169 7934.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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