Environmental Protection

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 7:32 pm on 9th March 2022.

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  • Division number 209
    A majority of MPs voted to remove a requirement for risk assessments, consultation and authorisation prior to the release of genetically modified plants that could have been produced naturally or via certain techniques defined as natural processes.

That the draft Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 20 January, be approved.

Division number 209 Draft Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022

A majority of MPs voted to remove a requirement for risk assessments, consultation and authorisation prior to the release of genetically modified plants that could have been produced naturally or via certain techniques defined as natural processes.

Aye: 305 MPs

No: 2 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 343 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 305, Noes 2.

Question accordingly agreed to.