Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill — Report — Amendment 22 — 25 Jan 2023 at 19:15

Moved by Baroness Parminter

22: Leave out Clause 14 and insert the following new Clause-“Precision bred animal marketing authorisations: reporting obligations(1) Before issuing a precision bred marketing authorisation for the first time, the Secretary of State must establish a monitoring system for the reporting of potential adverse effects on the health or welfare of such animals or their progeny which must enable-(a) the voluntary reporting to the Secretary of State by keepers of animals, animal health and veterinary professionals, or others, of adverse effects,(b) the mandatory reporting to the Secretary of State by the marketing authorisation holder of adverse effects, and(c) relevant information to be available to support future research.(2) Regulations under subsection (1) may-(a) define what is meant by adverse effects on health and welfare,(b) prescribe information to be required from the notifier for reporting adverse effects to the Secretary of State,(c) make provision for requiring the recipient of marketing authorisation to take prescribed steps, in connection with supplying such an animal to another person, to secure that prescribed information about the subsequent health and welfare of that animal or its progeny, is provided by, or can be collected from that other person, and(d) determine the period after marketing authorisation that such reporting of adverse effects on the health and welfare of animals or their progeny of a given precision bred technique is to be required.(3) Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative procedure.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment requires that, before precision bred animals are marketed, there be mechanisms established for reporting possible adverse effects on the animals’ health and welfare or that of their progeny. Regulations shall define adverse effects, details of the information required, and the time period over which it is required for any given precision breeding technique and application.

Ayes 161, Noes 176.

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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
Con161 (+2 tell) 058.8%
Crossbench5 129.6%
DUP4 066.7%
Green0 2100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge0 218.2%
Lab0 8547.0%
LDem0 53 (+2 tell)66.3%
Non-affiliated4 312.5%
PC0 1100.0%
Total:174 15942.3%

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Lord Carrington Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Mawson Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Pannick Crossbenchno
Baroness Kennedy of CradleyNon-affiliated (front bench)aye
Baroness Ritchie of DownpatrickNon-affiliated (front bench)aye
Lord Smith of FinsburyNon-affiliatedaye

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