Agriculture Bill — Report (3rd Day) — Amendment 78 — 22 Sep 2020 at 14:45
Moved by Lord Whitty
78: After Clause 34, insert the following new Clause-“Application of pesticides: limitations on use to protect human health(1) The Secretary of State must by regulations make provision prohibiting the application of any pesticide for the purposes of agriculture or horticulture near-(a) any building used for human habitation;(b) any building or open space used for work or recreation; or (c) any public or private building where members of the public may be present, including but not limited to-(i) schools and childcare nurseries;(ii) hospitals.(2) Regulations under subsection (1) must specify a minimum distance from any of the locations listed under subsection (1)(a) to (c) to be maintained during the application of any pesticide.(3) For the purposes of this section “public building” includes any building used for the purposes of education.(4) Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause would protect members of the public from hazardous health impacts from the application of chemical pesticides near buildings and spaces used by residents and members of the public.
Ayes 276, Noes 228.
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|
|Independent Liberal Democrat||1||0||100.0%|
|The Earl of Cork and Orrery||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Butler-Sloss||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Butler of Brockwell||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Cameron of Dillington||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Carlile of Berriew||Crossbench||no|
|Viscount Colville of Culross||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Curry of Kirkharle||Crossbench||no|
|The Earl of Devon||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Janvrin||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Kakkar||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Lytton||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Pannick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Powell of Bayswater||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Smith of Kelvin||Crossbench||no|
|Lord St John of Bletso||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Stirrup||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Thurlow||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Vaux of Harrowden||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Walker of Aldringham||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Wilson of Dinton||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Hope of Craighead||Judge (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne||LDem||no|