Amendment 25

Energy Prices Bill - Committee – in the House of Lords at 6:01 pm on 24th October 2022.

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Lord Lennie:

Moved by Lord Lennie

25: Clause 22, page 21, line 1, after “may” insert “by regulations”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and others in the name of Lord Lennie make the powers in Clause 22 subject to affirmative parliamentary procedure including a sunset Clause.

Photo of Lord Lennie Lord Lennie Opposition Whip (Lords), Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and International Trade)

My Lords, I just want to remind the House of the warnings and the contribution from the noble Lords, Lord Rooker and Lord Cunningham, about the Government ignoring the recommendations of the DPRRC as against the normal practice of this House. I beg to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 154, Noes 166.

Division number 3 Energy Prices Bill - Committee — Amendment 25

Aye: 152 Members of the House of Lords

No: 164 Members of the House of Lords

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Amendment 25 disagreed.

Amendments 26 to 29 not moved.

Clause 22 agreed.

Clauses 23 to 26 agreed.

Clause 27: Consequential provision etc

Amendment 30 not moved.

Clause 27 agreed.

Clauses 28 to 30 agreed.

Schedule 1: Non-domestic relief regulations for Great Britain

Amendments 31 to 33 not moved.

Schedule 1 agreed.

Schedule 2: Non-domestic relief regulations for Northern Ireland

Amendments 34 to 36 not moved.

Schedule 2 agreed.

Schedules 3 to 5 agreed.

Schedule 6: Time limits on the exercise of certain powers under this Act

Amendments 37 to 42 not moved.

Schedule 6 agreed.

Schedule 7 agreed.

House resumed.

Bill reported without amendment.