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'(1) A statement may only be designated under section 5 if the Secretary of State is satisfied that (taken as a whole) the policies in the statement contribute to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change.
(2) A statement designated under section 5 must contain a statement to the effect that it is the Secretary of State's view that the requirement of subsection (1) is satisfied.'.— [Mr. Drew.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—
The House divided: Ayes 241, Noes 256.
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Question accordingly negatived.
It being after Ten o'clock, Mr Speaker proceeded to put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that hour , pursuant to Order [this day.]