Hunting with Dogs: Supervision

– in the House of Lords at 6:32 pm on 19th March 2002.

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Photo of Lord Whitty Lord Whitty Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 6:32 pm, 19th March 2002

My Lords, I beg to move the third Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Moved to resolve, That this House considers that arrangements for the supervision of the hunting of wild mammals with dogs should be given statutory effect by provision similar to Schedule 1 to the Hunting Bill as introduced into the Commons in Session 2000–01 [Bill 2] (Supervision).—(Lord Whitty.)

On Question, Whether the said Motion shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 97; Not-Contents, 119.

Division number 3 Hunting with dogs: Supervision

Aye: 95 Members of the House of Lords

No: 115 Members of the House of Lords

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Absent: 496 Members of the House of Lords

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Resolved in the negative, and Motion disagreed to accordingly.

House adjourned at two minutes past seven o'clock. Correction At col. 1066 of the Official Report for Friday, 15th March, the speech of the Lord Monson was wrongly attributed to the Lord Monro of Langholm.