Motion C1 (as an amendment to Motion C)

Agriculture Bill - Commons Reasons – in the House of Lords at 5:00 pm on 20th October 2020.

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Lord Whitty:

Moved by Lord Whitty

At end insert “but do propose amendment 11B in lieu—

11B: Insert the following new Clause—“Application of pesticides: limitations on use to protect human health(1) The Secretary of State must by regulations make provision prohibiting the application of pesticides for the purposes of agriculture or horticulture near—(a) buildings used for human habitation; and(b) public or private buildings and associated open spaces where members of the public may be present, including but not limited to—(i) education and childcare nurseries; and(ii) hospitals and health care facilities.(2) Regulations under subsection (1) must specify a minimum distance from any of the locations listed under subsection (1)(a) and (b) to be maintained during the application of pesticides.(3) Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.””

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My Lords, I wish to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 158, Noes 260.

Division number 2 Agriculture Bill - Commons Reasons — Motion C1 (as an amendment to Motion C)

Aye: 158 Members of the House of Lords

No: 260 Members of the House of Lords

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Division conducted remotely on Motion C1

Motion C1 disagreed.