Monday 19th March 2012
Lord Owen presented a Petition from 38 Degrees containing over 486,000 electronic signatures to the Lords before the Third Reading of the Bill was moved by Earl Howe. The Amendment to the Motion was moved by Lord Owen.
To leave out from “that” to the end and insert “the Bill be not read a third time until the House has had an opportunity to consider the detailed reasons for the first-tier tribunal decision that the transition risk register be disclosed and the Government’s response thereto, or until the last practical opportunity which would allow the Bill to receive Royal Assent before Prorogation”.
Lord Owen’s motion was defeated by 115 votes. For the amendment: 213 Against: 328
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