Relations Between the European Union, its Member States and Australia — 18 Jul 2018 at 19:39
The majority of MPs voted to strengthen cooperation between the EU, its Member States and Australia in a range of sectors of mutual interest.
The majority of MPs voted to declare the Framework Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Australia, of the other part, signed at Manila on 7th August 2017 to be an EU Treaty
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Framework Agreement) (Australia) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 4 June, be approved.:
The explanatory memorandum to the order states:
- The Agreement will provide a framework to consolidate and strengthen cooperation between the EU, its Member States and Australia in a range of sectors of mutual interest. These include: promoting democratic principles and respect for human rights; countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; combating illicit trade of small arms and light weapons; taking measures against the most serious crimes of concern to the international community; and combating terrorism. The Agreement is also a precursor to an EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement, which the UK has supported and continues to support.
-  Explanatory memorandum to the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Framework Agreement) (Australia) Order 2018
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|
|Roger Godsiff||Birmingham, Hall Green||Lab||no|
|Paul Williams||Stockton South||Lab (minister)||no|