Environment Bill — Report (3rd Day) — Amendment 52 — 13 Sep 2021 at 18:00

Moved by Lord Whitty

52: After Clause 73, insert the following new Clause-“Air quality and human health in rural areas: application of pesticides(1) The Secretary of State must by regulations make provision prohibiting the application of pesticides for the purposes of agriculture or horticulture near-(a) buildings used for human habitation, and(b) public or private buildings and associated open spaces where members of the public may be present, including but not limited to-(i) schools and childcare nurseries, and(ii) hospitals and health care facilities.(2) Regulations under subsection (1) must specify a minimum distance from any of the locations listed under subsection (1) to be maintained during the application of any pesticide.(3) In determining the distance in subsection (2) the Secretary of State must be guided by the optimum distance that would make a significant difference in air quality for people using the locations listed in subsection (1).(4) In this section “public building” includes any building used for the purpose of education. (5) Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative procedure.”Member’s explanatory statementIn order to improve air quality and thereby protect human health and the environment in rural areas, this new Clause would require the Secretary of State to make regulations to prohibit the application of chemical pesticides near buildings and open spaces used by residents and members of the public.

Ayes 52, Noes 174.

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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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con140 147.5%
Crossbench2 2211.9%
DUP2 040.0%
Green0 2100.0%
Judge0 320.0%
Lab0 156.7%
LDem1 00.9%
Non-affiliated1 29.4%
PC0 150.0%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:147 4621.7%

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NamePartyVote
Baroness Wheatcroft Conaye
Lord Carrington Crossbenchno
Lord Pannick Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno

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