All 1 Earl of Courtown contributions to the Environment Act 2021

Mon 6th Sep 2021

Environment Bill

Earl of Courtown Excerpts
Report stage
Monday 6th September 2021

(4 months, 2 weeks ago)

Lords Chamber
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Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait Baroness Young of Old Scone (Lab)
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Could I summarise what I think I have heard the noble Lord say?

Earl of Courtown Portrait The Earl of Courtown (Con)
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My Lords, I am afraid the noble Baroness cannot summarise. The rules in the Companion are quite clear that interruptions on Report are solely for points of clarification. I think we should let the Minister move on with this.

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park Portrait Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (Con)
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I have been told to finish but I am not sure how; this is the first time I have been asked to finish in these circumstances. I will repeat what I said earlier: all I can suggest to the House is that if feelings are strong then this question should be put to a Division. I do not see an alternative to doing so.