Finance Bill — New Clause 18 — Review of Effects on Measures in Act of Migration in Various Scenarios Relating to the UK Withdrawing, or not, from the EU — 8 Jan 2019 at 19:53
The majority of MPs voted against carrying out a review of the effects on the provisions in the Bill of migration in various scenarios relating to the United Kingdom withdrawing, or not, from the European Union.
MPs were considering the Finance Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled Review of effects on measures in Act of certain changes in migration levels and stated:
- “(1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer must review the effects on the provisions of this Act of migration in the scenarios in subsection (2) and lay a report of that review before the House of Commons within one month of the passing of this Act.
- (2) Those scenarios are that—
- (a) the United Kingdom does not leave the European Union,
- (b) the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a negotiated withdrawal agreement,
- (c) the United Kingdom leaves the European Union following a negotiated withdrawal agreement, and remains in the single market and customs union,
- (d) the United Kingdom leaves the United Kingdom on the terms of the draft withdrawal agreement of 14 November 2018.
- (3) In respect of each of those scenarios the review must consider separately the effects of—
- (a) migration by EU nationals, and
- (b) migration by non-EU nationals.
- (4) In respect of each of those scenarios the review must consider separately the effects on the measures in each part of the United Kingdom and each region of England.
- (5) In this section—
- “parts of the United Kingdom” means—
- (a) England,
- (b) Scotland,
- (c) Wales, and
- (d) Northern Ireland;
- “regions of England” has the same meaning as that used by the Office for National Statistics.”
The rejected clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:
- This new clause would require a review of effects on measures in the Bill of certain changes in migration levels.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Finance 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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||301 (+2 tell)||0||0||95.6%|
|SNP||0||33 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|