European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement) Order 2013 — 4 Dec 2013 at 20:53

The majority of MPs voted in favour of an EU trade agreement with Colombia and Peru

In the committee considering the order Michael Fallon MP summarised the content of the agreement[1]:

  • This trade agreement is comprehensive. It includes substantially improved market access for our exports to Colombia and Peru through tariff elimination, the removal of technical and procedural obstacles to trade, improved market access in government procurement and services, common rules to level the playing field in areas such as the protection of intellectual property, and greater transparency on subsidies and processes to settle disputes.

The motion voted on was:

  • That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement) Order 2013[2], which was laid before this House on 21 October, be approved.

The motion approved order states the trade agreement[3] is to be regarded as an EU Treaty as defined in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 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
Con269 1088.5%
DUP5 0062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent2 00100.0%
Lab1 48019.0%
LDem55 0098.2%
PC1 20100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 5083.3%
Total:333 60061.2%

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

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Richard ShepherdAldridge-BrownhillsCon (front bench)no
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabaye
Hywel WilliamsArfonPC (front bench)aye

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