Immigration Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments — 26 Apr 2016 at 16:30

Lord Shipley voted in the minority (Content).

Moved by Earl Howe

59A: Because appropriate measures which govern asylum seekers’ ability to work are already in place.

Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool

59B: Insert the following new Clause-“Asylum seekers: permission to work after nine months(1) The Immigration Act 1971 is amended as follows.(2) After section 3(9) (general provisions for regulation and control) insert-“(10) In making rules under subsection (2), the Secretary of State must provide for persons seeking asylum, within the meaning of the rules, to apply to the Secretary of State for permission to take up employment, including self-employment and voluntary work.(11) Permission to work for persons seeking asylum must be granted if-(a) a decision has not been taken on the applicant’s asylum application within nine months of the date on which it was recorded, or(b) an individual makes further submissions which raise asylum grounds and a decision on that new claim or to refuse to treat such further submissions as a new claim has not been taken within nine months of the date on which the submissions were recorded.(12) Permission for a person seeking asylum to take up employment shall be on terms no less favourable than those upon which permission is granted to a person recognised as a refugee to take up employment.””

Ayes 157, Noes 217.

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

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop0 28.0%
Con182 (+2 tell) 071.9%
Crossbench26 46 (+1 tell)40.3%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat0 1100.0%
Judge1 06.7%
Lab0 135.9%
LDem0 89 (+1 tell)82.6%
Non-affiliated2 213.3%
PC0 150.0%
UKIP1 033.3%
UUP2 0100.0%
Total:215 15544.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Lord Armstrong of IlminsterCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Boyce Crossbenchno
Lord Broers Crossbenchno
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Colville of CulrossCrossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
Lord Evans of WeardaleCrossbenchno
Lord Fellowes Crossbenchno
Lord Green of DeddingtonCrossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Janvrin Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of KinnoullCrossbenchno
Lord Pannick Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbenchno
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Slim Crossbenchno
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchno
Lord Sutherland of HoundwoodCrossbenchno
Lord Thurlow Crossbenchno
Lord Turnbull Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Wilson of TillyornCrossbenchno
Lord Woolf Crossbench (front bench)no

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