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New Clause 1 — Climate change

Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 9:45 pm on 2nd June 2008.

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  • Division number 206
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring the National Policy Statement to contain policies which contribute to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change.

'(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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Division number 206 Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

A majority of MPs voted against requiring the National Policy Statement to contain policies which contribute to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change.

Aye: 241 MPs

No: 256 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 145 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

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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.]

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