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.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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)30.9%
Crossbench19 1719.1%
Lab115 (+2 tell) 053.7%
LDem29 036.7%
UUP1 0100.0%
Total:167 7834.8%

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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Lord Ampthill Crossbenchaye
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchaye
Baroness Howe of IdlicoteCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Krebs Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Luce Crossbenchaye
The Countess of MarCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord May of OxfordCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchaye
Lord Oxburgh Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Rees-Mogg Crossbenchaye
Lord Rees of LudlowCrossbenchaye
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Stern Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Warnock Crossbenchaye
Lord Laird UUPaye

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