Environment Bill — Report (4th Day) — Amendment 99 — 15 Sep 2021 at 16:00

Moved by Lord Krebs

99: After Clause 109, insert the following new Clause-“Habitats Regulations: limits on powers to amend(1) The Secretary of State may only make regulations under section 108 or 109-(a) for the purposes of-(i) securing compliance with an international environmental obligation, or(ii) contributing to the favourable conservation status of species or habitats or the favourable condition of protected sites; (b) if the regulations do not reduce the level of protection provided by the Habitats Regulations, including protection for protected species, habitats or sites; and(c) following public consultation and consultation with-(i) the Office for Environmental Protection,(ii) Natural England,(iii) the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, and(iv) other relevant expert bodies.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that powers to amend the Habitats Regulations may only be used for the purposes of environmental improvement following consultation. It ensures that the level of environmental protection that must be maintained includes protection for important habitats, sites and species as well as overall environmental protection.

Ayes 201, Noes 186.

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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
Bishop1 03.8%
Con2 16863.2%
Crossbench34 320.3%
DUP0 5100.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge1 118.2%
Lab91 050.6%
LDem63 073.3%
Non-affiliated6 824.6%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:201 18647.1%

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Lord Deben Conaye
Lord Randall of UxbridgeConaye
Lord Carrington Crossbenchno
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchno
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbenchno
Baroness Kennedy of CradleyNon-affiliatedaye
Lord Lea of CrondallNon-affiliatedaye
Lord Mann Non-affiliatedaye
Baroness Ritchie of DownpatrickNon-affiliated (front bench)aye
Lord Smith of FinsburyNon-affiliatedaye
Baroness Uddin Non-affiliatedaye

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