V614 - Wensleydale Cheese Protection Bill 2013 Watch

Poll: Should this bill be passed into law?
As many are of the opinion, Aye (11)
25%
Of the contrary, No (17)
38.64%
Abstain (16)
36.36%
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Jarred
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V614 - Wensleydale Cheese Protection Bill 2013, The Hon. barnetlad MP
The Wensleydale Cheese Protection Act 2013

An Act to make Wensleydale Cheese a protected species

BE IT ENACTED by The Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, in accordance with the provisions of the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

1. Wensleydale Cheese as defined by the Food Standards Agency shall be declared a protected species.
2. Buildings, farms and any other premises used in the manufacture of Wensleydale Cheese within the county of North Yorkshire, as identified within one year of the passage of the Act, shall be granted grade 2 listed building status.
3. The Secretary of State shall have the power to grant exemption from section 2 on the grounds of national security.
4. It shall be an offence punishable by a maximum fine of £5,000 to promote any product as Wensleydale cheese which does not meet the criteria of section 1 of this Act.

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No, for the reasons I previously outlined - we cannot let these cheese companies continue exerting influence upon government policy. They're getting too powerful.
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No, all in self-interest, like with the Cornish pasty argument.
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Temporary Green proxy: Abstain
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The Ayes to the right: 11
The Noes to the left: 17
Abstentions: 16

So the Noes have it, the Noes have it. Unlock.
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