Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill — Clause 48 — Powers for Ministers to Amend or Revoke Acts of Parliament — 1 May 2018 at 18:14

The majority of MPs voted to allow ministers to amend, or revoke, Acts of Parliament in the interests of implementing internationally agreed sanctions and in the interests of tackling money laundering, terrorist financing and threats to the international financial system.

MPs were considering the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill[1].

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment:21, page 36, line 8, leave out paragraph (a).

Had it not been rejected the amendment would have deleted paragraph (a) from clause 48(2)[2] which began:

  • Regulations under this Act may make supplemental, incidental, consequential, transitional or saving provision, including—
  • (a) in the case of regulations under section 1 or 44, provision amending, repealing or revoking enactments (whenever passed or made), and

the paragraph the rejected amendment sought to delete provided for ministers to be empowered amend, repeal, or revoke, Acts of Parliament in the interests of implementing internationally agreed sanctions[3] and in the interests of preventing money laundering, preventing terrorist financing, and combating threats to the integrity of the international financial system.[4]

The rejected amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:

  • This amendment would remove paragraph 2(a) from Clause 48, which enables the appropriate Minister to amend, repeal or revoke enactments for regulations under section 1 or 44 using Henry VIII powers.


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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con302 (+2 tell) 0096.2%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 4083.3%
Lab0 242 (+2 tell)094.6%
LDem0 10083.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 34097.1%
Total:313 295095.3%

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