Finance Bill — Parliamentary Approval of Tax Law Changes Due to Withdrawal from the EU — 19 Nov 2018 at 22:15
The majority of MPs voted not to require the active approval of both houses of parliament for changes to tax law required to maintain the effect of tax legislation on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- page 67, line 1, leave out subsection (5) and insert—
- “(5) No statutory instrument containing regulations under this section may be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the House of Commons.”
The rejected amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory notice:
- This amendment would make clause 89 (Minor amendments in consequence of EU withdrawal) subject to affirmative procedure.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance Bill, (Finance (No. 3) Bill 2017-19)
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||295 (+2 tell)||0||0||93.7%|
|SNP||0||30 (+2 tell)||0||91.4%|