Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill — 20 Mar 2006 at 18:24

moved Amendment No. 131:

Before Clause 58, insert the following new clause-


(1) In section 5 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 (c. 97) (criteria for designating National Parks), after subsection (2) insert-

"(2A) Natural England may-

(a) when applying subsection (2)(a) in relation to an area, take into account its wildlife and cultural heritage, and

(b) when applying subsection (2)(b) in relation to that area, take into account the extent to which it is possible to promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of its special qualities by the public."

(2) The amendment made by subsection (1) applies for the purposes of the confirmation or variation on or after the day on which this section comes into force of orders made before that day as it applies for the purposes of the confirmation or variation of orders made on or after that day."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 131) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 195; Not-Contents, 104.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con0 98 (+2 tell)47.8%
Crossbench16 310.4%
Green1 0100.0%
Lab126 (+2 tell) 060.4%
LDem49 066.2%
Total:192 10143.8%

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 Hylton Crossbenchno
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)no
Lady Saltoun of AbernethyCrossbench (front bench)no

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