Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill — Third Reading — 11 Sep 2018 at 19:42
The majority of MPs voted in favour of a series of new and strengthened laws intended to tackle terrorism.
- Making it an offence to express an opinion or belief that is supportive of a proscribed organisation in circumstances where the perpetrator is reckless as to whether a person to whom the expression is directed will be encouraged to support a proscribed organisation.
- Making in an offence to publish an image of an item of clothing or an article in such a way or in such circumstances as to arouse reasonable suspicion that the person is a member or supporter of a proscribed organisation.
- Making it an offence to wear clothing, or wear, carry or display articles in a public place in such a way or in such circumstances as to arouse reasonable suspicion that an individual is a member or supporter of the proscribed organisation.
- Making it an offence to download a document or record of information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
- Making it an offence to enter, or remain in, an area designated under the Terrorism Act 2000.
- Clarifying the law against encouraging terrorism and disseminating terrorist publications.
- Extending the circumstances in which terrorist offending abroad may be prosecuted in the United Kingdom, whether the offence is committed by UK citizens or otherwise.
- Increasing the maximum penalty for four terrorism offences.
- Extending the circumstances where courts must consider a connection to terrorism, to cover Northern Ireland and a wider range of offences.
- Amending provisions relating to extended determinate sentences and sentence for offenders of particular concern.
- Conferring a power on the police to enter and search the home address of an Registered Terrorism Offender.
- Amending the law relating to Anti-Terrorism Traffic Regulation Notices, including introducing the power to charge for their implementation and to deploy bollards or other obstructions.
MPs were considering the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Bill be now read the Third time.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill
-  Explanatory notes to the provisions of the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill
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||261 (+2 tell)||0||0||83.2%|
|LDem||0||9 (+2 tell)||0||91.7%|