Amendment 110

Environment Bill - Report (4th Day) – in the House of Lords at 7:00 pm on 15 September 2021.

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The Earl of Devon:

Moved by The Earl of Devon

110: Clause 113, page 113, line 27, leave out “in writing signed by the parties.” and insert “signed as a deed by the parties,(d) the agreement makes provision for the payment of consideration to the landowner, or states that no consideration is to be provided, and(e) the agreement includes provision regarding the duration or end date of the agreement.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment adds formality to the process of creating a conservation covenant to reflect the serious, long-term nature of the commitments being made, and to ensure conservation covenants include provisions regarding the duration of the obligation and the consideration due to the landowner in return for the commitments given.

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

Ayes 162, Noes 144.

Division number 4 Environment Bill - Report (4th Day) — Amendment 110

Aye: 162 Members of the House of Lords

No: 144 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Amendment 110 agreed.

Amendment 111 not moved.

Clause 115: Responsible bodies

Amendment 112 not moved.

Clause 128: Body ceasing to be a responsible body

Amendments 113 to 116 not moved.