Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage — 3 Jun 2013 at 19:00
The majority of MPs voted not to exempt electricity generation plants using carbon capture and storage technology from annual carbon dioxide emissions limits during a commissioning and proving period of up to three years.
- Amendment: 179, page 42, line 35, at end insert—
- ‘( ) Section 42(1) is not to apply in relation to CCS plant until completion of the commissioning and proving period that shall last no longer than 3 years.’.
The text the amendment sought to introduce would have been added to Clause 42 of the Bill.
Clause 45(1)(c) of the Bill states:
- “CCS plant” means plant that uses, or is capable of using, carbon capture and storage technology;
-  Parliament's webpage on the Energy Bill (Now the Energy Act 2013
-  Amendment sheet for consideration of the Energy Bill on 3 Jun 2013
-  Clause 42 of the Energy Bill as it stood on the 9th of May 2013
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 are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||252 (+1 tell)||1||0||83.3%|
|Lab||0||218 (+2 tell)||0||85.3%|
|LDem||45 (+1 tell)||0||0||82.1%|
|Brian Binley||Northampton South||Con (front bench)||aye|