Climate Change Bill — Purpose is 2 degrees — 25 Feb 2008 at 16:25
The Earl of Sandwich voted with the majority (Content).
The majority of Lords voted for the Climate Change Bill to have the "principle aim" to--
- ensure that UK emissions of greenhouse gases do not exceed the level necessary to contribute to limiting the global average temperate increase to not more than 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels.
This appeared as a new clause at the start of the Bill.
-  Climate Change Bill, House of Lords.
-  Lord Taylor of Holbeach, House of Lords, 25 February 2008
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||96 (+1 tell)||5||49.5%|
|Lab||0||121 (+2 tell)||55.9%|
|LDem||44 (+1 tell)||0||56.3%|
|Lord Lawson of Blaby||Con||no|
|The Earl of Onslow||Con||no|