Climate Change Bill — Minister to prepare policy — rejected — 31 Mar 2008 at 17:09

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A small majority of Lords voted against directing to Secretary of State:[1]

  • To prepare such proposals and policies (including the setting of five year budgets) as he reasonably considers will
  • ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 60% lower than the 1990 baseline, and
  • enable the carbon budgets that have been set under this Act to be met.

Without this amendment, the Secretary of State has only a

  • duty to ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 60% lower than the 1990 baseline[2]

but does not need to prepare proposals, policies, or set five year budgets.

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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
Bishop0 311.5%
Con0 65 (+2 tell)32.7%
Crossbench15 2018.7%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Lab113 (+2 tell) 353.9%
LDem0 3543.8%
Other1 014.3%
UKIP1 1100.0%
Total:130 12836.0%

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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Boothroyd Crossbenchno
Carey of CliftonCrossbenchno
Craig of RadleyCrossbenchno
Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Jay of EwelmeCrossbenchno
Joffe Crossbenchno
Marsh Crossbenchno
Masham of IltonCrossbenchno
Meacher Crossbenchno
Monson Crossbenchno
Murphy Crossbenchno
Patel Crossbenchno
Stevens of KirkwhelpingtonCrossbenchno
Williamson of HortonCrossbenchno
Young of HornseyCrossbenchno
Campbell-Savours Labaye
Kennedy of The ShawsLabaye
Puttnam Labaye

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