Lisbon Treaty — Parliament must approve the government's policy towards the Common Agricultural Policy — rejected — 4 Jun 2008 at 18:13

The majority Not-Contents rejected an amendment[1] to the European Union (Amendment) Bill. This would have prevented the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the Common Fisheries Policy unless the Secretary of State committed himself to a comprehensive reform of the Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy.

In speaking to the amendment Lord Taylor of Holbeach explains that:[2]

  • 'we know that Europe's common agricultural policy is too inflexible and too hidebound by national self-interest to change fast enough. It is not unreasonable to ask what the Government are doing to force the pace of change. I remind noble Lords that the Government gave up our rebate on the promised reform of the common agricultural policy.'

However, Lord Bach explained how the government was trying to push CAP reform and, therefore, felt the amendment was unnecessary[3].

The European Union (Amendment) Bill implements the Lisbon Treaty into UK law. The main aims of the Lisbon Treaty were to[4]:

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The Earl of OnslowCon (front bench)aye
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Lord Parkinson Conaye
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Lord Patten Conaye
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Lord Sheikh Conaye
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Lord Skelmersdale Con (front bench)aye
Lord Soulsby of Swaffham PriorConaye
Lord Stewartby Conaye
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Lord Taylor of HolbeachCon (front bench)aye
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Lord Ahmed Labno
Lord Anderson of SwanseaLab (minister)no
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Lord Foster of Bishop AucklandLabno
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Lord Hoyle Labno
Lord Hunt of ChestertonLab (minister)no
Lord Hunt of Kings HeathLab (minister)no
Lord Janner of BraunstoneLab (minister)no
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Lord Jones Lab (minister)no
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Lord Judd Lab (minister)no
Lord King of West BromwichLabno
Lord Kinnock Labno
Lord Kirkhill Labno
Lord Lea of CrondallLab (minister)no
Lord Lipsey Labno
Lord Macaulay of BragarLabno
Lord MacKenzie of CulkeinLab (minister)no
Baroness Massey of DarwenLab (minister)no
Lord Maxton Lab (minister)no
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Lord McIntosh of HaringeyLabno
Baroness McIntosh of HudnallLab (minister)no
Lord McKenzie of LutonLab (minister)no
Lord Mitchell Lab (minister)no
Lord Moonie Lab (minister)no
Lord Morgan Labno
Baroness Morgan of DrefelinLab (minister)no
Lord Morris of AberavonLab (minister)no
Lord Morris of HandsworthLab (minister)no
Baroness Morris of YardleyLabno
Lord O'Neill of ClackmannanLab (minister)no
Lord Parekh Labno
Lord Patel of BlackburnLabno
Lord Pendry Labno
Lord Ponsonby of ShulbredeLabno
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Lord Prys-Davies Labno
Baroness Quin Lab (minister)no
Lord Radice Labno
Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleLabno
Baroness Rendell of BaberghLab (minister)no
Lord Richard Lab (minister)no
Lord Rosser Lab (minister)no
Lord Rowlands Lab (minister)no
Baroness Royall of BlaisdonLab (minister)tellno
Lord Sainsbury of TurvilleLabno
Lord Sawyer Labno
Baroness Scotland of AsthalLab (minister)no
Lord Sewel Lab (minister)no
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)no
Lord Soley Lab (minister)no
Lord Taylor of BlackburnLabno
Lord Tomlinson Lab (minister)no
Lord Triesman Labno
Lord Tunnicliffe Lab (minister)no
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Baroness Vadera Lab (minister)no
Baroness Wall of New BarnetLabno
Baroness Warwick of UndercliffeLabno
Baroness Whitaker Lab (minister)no
Lord Whitty Lab (minister)no
Lord Burnett LDem (front bench)aye
Lord Addington LDem (front bench)no
Lord Avebury LDem (front bench)no
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Baroness Bonham-Carter of YarnburyLDem (front bench)no
Lord Bradshaw LDem (front bench)no
Lord Chidgey LDem (front bench)no
Lord Clement-Jones LDem (front bench)no
Lord Cotter LDem (front bench)no
Lord Dholakia LDem (front bench)no
Lord Dykes LDem (front bench)no
Viscount Falkland LDem (front bench)no
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Baroness Garden of FrognalLDem (front bench)no
Lord Goodhart LDem (front bench)no
Lord Greaves LDem (front bench)no
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Baroness Harris of RichmondLDem (front bench)no
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Lord Jones of CheltenhamLDem (front bench)no
Lord Kirkwood of KirkhopeLDem (front bench)no
Lord Lee of TraffordLDem (front bench)no
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Lord Livsey of TalgarthLDem (front bench)no
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Lord Mackie of BenshieLDemno
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The Earl of Mar and KellieLDem (front bench)no
Lord McNally LDem (front bench)no
Lord Methuen LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerLDem (front bench)no
Lord Newby LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Northover LDem (front bench)no
Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove BayLDem (front bench)no
Lord Razzall LDem (front bench)no
Lord Roberts of LlandudnoLDem (front bench)no
Lord Rodgers of Quarry BankLDem (front bench)no
Lord Roper LDem (front bench)no
Baroness Scott of Needham MarketLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Sharp of GuildfordLDem (front bench)no
Lord Shutt of GreetlandLDem (front bench)no
Lord Teverson LDem (front bench)no
Lord Thomas of GresfordLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Thomas of WalliswoodLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Thomas of WinchesterLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Tonge LDem (front bench)no
Lord Tope LDemno
Lord Tordoff LDem (front bench)no
Lord Tyler LDem (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of SaltaireLDem (front bench)no
Lord Wallace of TankernessLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Walmsley LDem (front bench)no
Lord Watson of RichmondLDem (front bench)no
Baroness Williams of CrosbyLDemno
Lord McAlpine of West GreenOtheraye
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