Motion J1 (as an amendment to Motion J)

Environment Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments – in the House of Lords at 7:45 pm on 26th October 2021.

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The Duke of Wellington:

Moved by The Duke of Wellington

At end insert “, and do propose Amendment 45B thereto—

45B: At end insert “and insert—“141A Duty on sewerage undertakers to take all reasonable steps to ensure untreated sewage is not discharged from storm overflows into inland and coastal waters(1) A sewerage undertaker must, as soon as reasonable, take such steps as are necessary to—(a) demonstrate improvement in the performance of sewerage systems, and(b) secure progressive reductions in the harm caused by untreated sewage discharges into inland and coastal waters.(2) The Secretary of State, the Director and the Environment Agency must exercise their respective functions under this and any other Act to secure compliance with this duty.””

Ayes 213, Noes 60.

Division number 5 Environment Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments — Motion J1 (as an amendment to Motion J)

Aye: 213 Members of the House of Lords

No: 60 Members of the House of Lords

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Motion J1 agreed.