New Clause 9 - Power of the Scottish Parliament to legislate on the marketing of precision bred organisms

Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill – in the House of Commons at 8:30 pm on 31 October 2022.

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‘(1) Schedule 1 of the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 is amended as follows.

(2) After paragraph 11 insert—

“Marketing of precision bred organisms

11A The United Kingdom market access principles do not apply to (and sections 2(3) and 5(3) do not affect the operation of) any Act of the Scottish Parliament, or any subordinate legislation made under or by virtue of such an Act, relating to the marketing of—

(a) precision bred organisms, or

(b) food or feed produced from precision bred organisms.”.’—(Kirsty Blackman.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 81 Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill — New Clause 9 - Power of the Scottish Parliament to legislate on the marketing of precision bred organisms

Aye: 36 MPs

No: 281 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Abstained: 1 MP

Abstained: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 37, Noes 282.

Question accordingly negatived.