Amendment 27

Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] - Report (Continued) – in the House of Lords at 9:30 pm on 6 December 2021.

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Baroness Deech:

Moved by Baroness Deech

27: Clause 2, page 1, line 20, at end insert—“(4A) Recommendations made by the Committee must respect legislative or administrative provisions and customs relating in particular to religious rites, cultural traditions and regional heritage.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment seeks to place a duty on the Committee to have regard to the balancing factors included in the Lisbon Treaty, Article 13 of Title II, to which the UK was a party before Brexit.

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My Lords, I am very sorry that the Government have not appreciated the centrality of this amendment—the decent working of the whole Bill. I beg to move.

Ayes 25, Noes 74.

Division number 1 Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] - Report (Continued) — Amendment 27

Aye: 25 Members of the House of Lords

No: 74 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Amendment 27 disagreed.