Refugees (Family Reunion) (No.2) Bill — Second Reading — Refugees' Family Reunion — Immigration Law — Legal Aid — 16 Mar 2018 at 13:00
The majority of MPs taking part voted for refugees in the United Kingdom to be permitted to sponsor a wider set of family members to join them and to allow legal aid to be used in relation to refugee family reunion applications in England and Wales.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Bill be now read a Second time.
The support for the motion enabled the Bill to continue its path to becoming law.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Refugees (Family Reunion) (No.2) Bill
-  Explanatory notes to the Refugees (Family Reunion) (No.2) Bill (Overview section)
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||4||42 (+2 tell)||0||15.2%|
|SNP||28 (+2 tell)||0||0||85.7%|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Bob Neill||Bromley and Chislehurst||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Anna Soubry||Broxtowe||whilst Con||aye|