Environment Bill — Report (1st Day) — Amendment 1 — 6 Sep 2021 at 16:30

Moved by Lord Teverson

1: Before Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“Purpose and declaration of biodiversity and climate emergency(1) The purpose of this Act is to address the biodiversity and climate emergency domestically and globally. (2) As soon as reasonably practicable and no later than one month beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, the Prime Minister must declare that there is a biodiversity and climate emergency domestically and globally.(3) The Government must have regard to this purpose and declaration when implementing the provisions of this Act.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would have the effect of the UK Government declaring a climate and biodiversity emergency.

Ayes 209, Noes 179.

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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
Con6 14049.2%
Crossbench24 614.9%
DUP0 360.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Judge1 220.0%
Lab93 041.3%
LDem66 363.9%
Non-affiliated8 128.1%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:200 15640.1%

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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NamePartyVote
The Earl of CaithnessCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Chalker of WallaseyCon (front bench)aye
Lord Deben Conaye
Lord Mackay of ClashfernConaye
The Duke of WellingtonConaye
Baroness Wheatcroft Conaye
Lord Aberdare Crossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Vaux of HarrowdenCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchno
Lord Brown of Eaton-under-HeywoodJudge (front bench)aye
Baroness Falkner of MargravineLDemno
Lord Loomba LDemno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Tyrie Non-affiliated (front bench)no

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