Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill — New Clause 16 — Consent of the Scottish Parliament — Taxes on International Trade — 16 Jul 2018 at 21:00
The majority of MPs voted not to require the consent of the Scottish Parliament before various regulations relating taxes on international trade can be made.
MPs were considering the Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Additional regulations requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament and began:
- (1) No regulations to which this section applies may be made unless a draft has been given consent by the Scottish Parliament.
The section applied to:
• the definition of "arms and ammunition"
• tariff suspension
• authorized economic operators
• general provision for the purposes of import duty
• EU law relating to VAT
• power to add or remove countries from lists in that Schedule
• definitions and determinations in relation to goods being “dumped”
• determination of certain matters relating to “injury” to a UK industry
• provision for suspension of anti-dumping or anti-subsidy remedies
• defining a “significant” increase
• definitions relating to “serious injury” to a UK industry
• provision for suspension of safeguarding remedies
• Increases in imports or changes in price of agricultural goods
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||305 (+2 tell)||0||0||97.2%|
|SNP||0||31 (+2 tell)||0||94.3%|