Genetically Modified Organisms Bill — 26 Mar 2004 at 12:00

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

The subject of genetically modified crops is a subject that can fill an MP with trepidation, and it is clear that it has so filled the Government deputy Chief Whip. [Interruption.] Indeed, I can see consternation on the faces of Government Front Benchers. Usually, it is the complicated science and the entrenched views held by those on both sides of the argument that put people off this subject. However, GM crops have potentially irrevocable consequences that could affect us all. Although I am only an arts graduate, when my name came up in respect of promoting a private Member's Bill, I was determined to tackle this subject, and I am jolly glad I did.

Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 163 (Motions to sit in private):-

The House divided: Ayes 0, Noes 23.

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Gregory BarkerBexhill and BattleCon (front bench)no
Julian BrazierCanterburyCon (front bench)no
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeConno
Patrick CormackSouth StaffordshireCon (front bench)no
Mr Adrian FlookTauntonConno
Eric ForthBromley and ChislehurstConno
Mark FrancoisRayleighCon (front bench)no
Roger GaleNorth ThanetCon (front bench)no
Gerald HowarthAldershotCon (front bench)no
Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
Patrick McLoughlinWest DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireConno
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Andrew RobathanBlabyCon (front bench)no
Mr John WilkinsonRuislip - NorthwoodConno
Barry GardinerBrent NorthLabtellaye
Rob MarrisWolverhampton South WestLab (minister)tellaye
Ian DavidsonGlasgow PollokLab (minister)no
Andrew DismoreHendonLabtellno
Ms Julia DrownSouth SwindonLabno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Gerald KaufmanManchester, GortonLab (minister)no
Andrew MillerEllesmere Port and NestonLab (minister)tellno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Paul KeetchHerefordLDem (front bench)no
Lembit ÖpikMontgomeryshireLDem (front bench)no
Sarah TeatherBrent EastLDem (front bench)no

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