Climate Change Bill — Delete principle aim clause — 17 Nov 2008 at 17:41
The majority of the Lords agreed with the House of Commons to delete the first clause from the Climate Change Bill, which read:
- The principal aim of this Act is to ensure that UK emissions of greenhouse gases do not exceed the level necessary to contribute to limiting the global average temperature increase to not more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
- The functions under this Act must be exercised with the objective of achieving the principal aim of this Act.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Con||5||7 (+2 tell)||7.0%|
|Lab||127 (+2 tell)||0||59.7%|
|Lord Brougham and Vaux||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Colwyn||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Howe of Aberavon||Con (front bench)||aye|
|The Earl of Liverpool||Con||aye|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Walpole||Crossbench (front bench)||no|