Amendment 4

Armed Forces Bill - Report – in the House of Lords at 5:45 pm on 23 November 2021.

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Moved by Lord Mackay of Clashfern

4: Clause 8, page 9, line 18, at end insert—“(za) the Secretary of State;” Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would place the same legal responsibility to have “due regard” to the Armed Forces Covenant on central government as the Bill currently requires of local authorities and other public bodies.

Photo of Lord Mackay of Clashfern Lord Mackay of Clashfern Conservative

I move that the opinion of the House be taken.

Ayes 219, Noes 173.

Division number 2 Armed Forces Bill - Report — Amendment 4

Aye: 219 Members of the House of Lords

No: 173 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Amendment 4 agreed.

Amendments 5 to 7 not moved.