Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [HL] — Report — 17 Apr 2018 at 17:15

Moved by Lord Whitty

1: Before Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“EU Community Licence arrangements(1) It is an objective of the Government, in negotiating a withdrawal agreement from the EU, to seek continued UK participation in the EU’s Community Licence arrangements.(2) If the continued participation referred to in subsection (1) is achieved after the passing of this Act, no Minister of the Crown may make regulations under sections 1 to 5 or 23(2) of this Act.”

Moved by Baroness Sugg

4: Clause 2, page 2, leave out lines 37 to 44 and insert-“( ) as to how the Secretary of State is to decide whether to grant an application for a permit, including provision specifying criteria or other methods of selection (which may include first come, first served or an element of random selection).”

Moved by Lord Berkeley

6: Clause 2, page 3, line 10, at end insert-“( ) In negotiating arrangements for permits with the European Union or European Union member States, the Secretary of State must seek reciprocity in terms of the quantity of permits and the fees charged.”

Moved by Lord Whitty

9: Clause 5, page 3, line 43, at end insert-“( ) If continued UK participation in the EU’s Community Licence arrangements is not agreed as part of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal agreement with the EU, regulations must provide an exemption from fees for UK registered hauliers for the period of five years beginning with the date on which the new international road transport permit scheme is introduced.”

Moved by Baroness Sugg

12: After Clause 8, insert the following new Clause-“Report on effects of EU-related provisions(1) After any year throughout which relevant restrictions apply, the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report assessing the effects of the restrictions on the haulage industry in the United Kingdom during that year.(2) Relevant restrictions apply when, in relation to at least one country which is a member State of the European Union, regulations under both section 1 and section 2(1)(a) apply (so that permits are required and only a certain number are available).(3) For the purposes of subsection (1), a year means any continuous period of twelve months (not including any period which already has to be reported on).”

Moved by Lord Whitty

15: Clause 12, page 8, line 36, at end inset-“(v) the renting out of trailers.”

Moved by Lord Tunnicliffe

16: Clause 12, page 8, line 36, at end insert-“(2A) The Secretary of State must collate comprehensive data on the number and nature of trailer-related road accidents in the United Kingdom, and the Secretary of State must include the findings in a report.(2B) Such a report must include a recommendation regarding the necessity or not for the compulsory registration of trailers weighing more than 750kg kept or used on roads, regardless of whether the trailer is being used internationally or only in the United Kingdom, in a register to be kept by the Secretary of State.(2C) The report must be laid before each House of Parliament within the period of one year beginning with the day on which this section comes into force.”

Ayes 215, Noes 212.

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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 (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 13.8%
Con0 178 (+2 tell)72.0%
Crossbench28 2128.0%
DUP0 266.7%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 1100.0%
Judge0 17.1%
Lab106 (+2 tell) 054.5%
LDem73 073.7%
Non-affiliated5 322.2%
PC1 0100.0%
UKIP0 133.3%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:213 21052.8%

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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Lord Aberdare Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Bew Crossbenchno
Lord Butler of BrockwellCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Chartres Crossbenchno
Lord Crisp Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Dear Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Fellowes Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Hogan-Howe Crossbenchno
Lord Jay of EwelmeCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of KinnoullCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Loomba Crossbenchno
The Earl of LyttonCrossbenchno
Lord Mawson Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Russell of LiverpoolCrossbenchno
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchno
Lord Thurlow Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchno
Lord Gadhia Non-affiliatedno
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no

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