Environment Bill — Report (3rd Day) — Amendment 60 — 13 Sep 2021 at 20:00
Moved by The Duke of Wellington
60: Clause 80, page 74, line 34, at end insert-“141ZA Duty on sewerage undertakers to take all reasonable steps to ensure untreated sewage is not discharged from storm overflows(1) A sewerage undertaker must demonstrate improvements in the sewerage systems and progressive reductions in the harm caused by untreated sewage discharges.(2) The Secretary of State, the Director and the Environment Agency must exercise their respective functions under this and any other Act to secure compliance with this duty.”Member’s explanatory statementThe purpose of the amendment is to try to eliminate, not simply reduce, the harm caused to the environment and individual and public health by the discharge of untreated sewage into rivers, and to ensure that the various agencies use their powers of enforcement.
Ayes 184, Noes 147.
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|
|The Earl of Caithness||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord King of Bridgwater||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Randall of Uxbridge||Con||aye|
|Baroness Kennedy of Cradley||Non-affiliated||aye|
|Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick||Non-affiliated (front bench)||aye|