Planning Bill — Policy must mitigate and adapt to Climate Change — rejected — 6 Nov 2008 at 16:44

Lord Young of Norwood Green was absent

The majority of the Lords voted against requiring the National Policy Statement[1] made by the Minister to "contribute to the mitigation of and to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change and to the achievement of sustainable development"[2]

A similar vote was also lost in the House of Commons earlier in the year.[3] This establishes the case that national planning policy need not take account of mitigation or adaptation to the challenge of climate change.

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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 14.0%
Con1 2814.5%
Crossbench10 89.4%
Lab80 (+2 tell) 038.0%
LDem0 26 (+2 tell)37.3%
Total:91 6322.3%

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 Reay Conno
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Butler of BrockwellCrossbenchaye
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Cox Crossbenchaye
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchaye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Ramsbotham Crossbenchaye
Lord Thomas of SwynnertonCrossbench (front bench)aye

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