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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton: My Lords, perhaps it would be helpful if I carefully repeat the Government's position. All advice that we have offered has been offered on the basis of what the Government believe would need to be considered were the policy outlined in the Bill one that the Government
Lord Renton of Mount Harry: My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness for giving way. From my point of view, as the prime mover of the Bill, I fully understand what she says. Her sentence was full of a marvellous amount of conditions. I congratulate her on it. We all appreciate that this, in many ways, is a trial balloon. We are setting down a template that we hope the Government will follow in due course.
Lord Chorley: My Lords, I think it falls to me to conclude this short, but interesting, discussion. Even though he was, apparently, somewhat out of order, I am glad that I had the support of the noble Lord, Lord Rotherwick. He got his word in anyway. I simply commend my amendment to the House.
The Deputy Speaker: My Lords, as it appears that fewer than 30 Lords have voted, in accordance with Standing Order No. 55 I declare the Question is not decided, and that further proceedings on the Bill stand adjourned.
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