Export Control Bill — Schedule — Purposes For Making Orders Under Section 1(1) or 2(1) — 8 Nov 2001 at 18:00

Mr David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).

Amendments made: No. 20, in page 9, line 3, leave out paragraph 1.

No. 21, in page 9, line 5, leave out "An" and insert "A control".

No. 22, in page 9, line 7, leave out "An" and insert "A control".

No. 23, in page 9, leave out lines 13 to 26 and insert-

'4 An order may be made for the purpose of imposing export controls in relation to goods of any description if it appears to the Secretary of State when the order is made that there is a risk that exportation of such goods might have a relevant consequence.

4A An order may be made for the purpose of imposing transfer controls in relation to technology of any description if it appears to the Secretary of State when the order is made that there is a risk that transfer of such technology might have a relevant consequence.

4B An order may be made for the purpose of imposing technical assistance controls in relation to technical assistance of any description if it appears to the Secretary of State when the order is made that there is a risk that the provision outside the United Kingdom of such assistance might have a relevant consequence.

4C An order may be made for the purpose of imposing trade controls in relation to goods of any description if it appears to the Secretary of State when the order is made that there is a risk that carrying out the activities to be controlled in relation to such goods might have a relevant consequence.

4D(1) For the purposes of this Schedule a relevant consequence, in relation to any activity, is a consequence (direct or indirect) of a kind mentioned in the following Table.'.

No. 24, in page 10, line 2, leave out from beginning of line to "the" in line 3 and insert-

'The carrying out anywhere in the world of acts which facilitate'.

No. 25, in page 10, leave out lines 6 and 7 and insert-

'The carrying out anywhere in the world of (or of acts which facilitate)-'.-[Mr. Pearson.]

Amendment proposed: No. 39, in page 10, line 11, at end insert-

E An adverse effect on the sustainable development of the country to which the goods were exported, or the technology was transferred.'.-[Dr. Cable.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:-

The House divided: Ayes 92, Noes 237.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 57034.8%
Ind0 10100.0%
Lab237 (+2 tell) 0058.3%
LDem0 26 (+2 tell)053.8%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 4080.0%
Total:237 92052.4%

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MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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