Trade Bill — Second Reading — 9 Jan 2018 at 18:50

The majority of MPs voted to empower the government to act to implement international trade agreements.

MPs were considering the Trade Bill[1].

The Bill

  • Empowers the Government to implement obligations under the World Trade Organisation's Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA).
  • Empowers the Government to change the law in the UK as required to continue the effect of European Union international trade agreements on the UK's withdrawal from the union.
  • Establishes a Trade Remedies Authority and framework.
  • Provides for powers for HM Revenue & Customs to collect information on exports, and powers allowing HM Revenue & Customs, and those working on their behalf, to share data relating to trade.

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That the Bill be now read a Second time.

support for this motion enabled the Bill to continue on its path to becoming law.

Debate in Parliament |

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con303 (+2 tell) 0096.2%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 231 (+2 tell)088.9%
LDem0 10083.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 33094.3%
Total:313 280093.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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