Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill — Clause 1 — Communications Network Operators — High Risk Vendors — Access to Install Services — 10 Mar 2020 at 15:15

The majority of MPs voted not to restrict those network operators able to use a new process to seek a court order giving them access and permission to install their services to operators not using suppliers defined by the National Cyber Security Centre as high-risk.

The rejected amendment

MPs were considering the Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill[1].

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 1, in clause 1, page 2, line 16, at end insert—
  • "(f) the operator does not, after 31 December 2022, use vendors defined by the National Cyber Security Centre as high-risk vendors."

The NCSC advice on the use of equipment from high risk vendors in UK telecoms networks[2] states:

Debate in Parliament |

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con301 (+2 tell) 36 (+2 tell)093.4%
DUP5 0062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab0 183090.6%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 42089.4%
Total:306 281092.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastConaye
Graham BradyAltrincham and Sale WestCon (front bench)aye
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireConaye
Fiona BruceCongletonConaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)aye
Damian CollinsFolkestone and HytheConaye
James DaviesVale of ClwydConaye
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConaye
Richard DraxSouth DorsetConaye
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenConaye
Liam FoxNorth SomersetConaye
Mark FrancoisRayleigh and WickfordConaye
James GrayNorth WiltshireCon (front bench)aye
Damian GreenAshfordConaye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)aye
David JonesClwyd WestConaye
Jack LoprestiFilton and Bradley StokeConaye
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamConaye
Craig MackinlaySouth ThanetCon (front bench)tellaye
Anthony MangnallTotnesConaye
Stephen McPartlandStevenageConaye
Esther McVeyTattonCon (front bench)aye
Anne Marie MorrisNewton AbbotConaye
David MorrisMorecambe and LunesdaleConaye
Sheryll MurraySouth East CornwallConaye
Bob NeillBromley and ChislehurstConaye
Matthew OffordHendonConaye
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireConaye
Andrew PercyBrigg and GooleConaye
John RedwoodWokinghamConaye
Andrew RosindellRomfordCon (front bench)aye
Bob SeelyIsle of WightContellaye
Henry SmithCrawleyConaye
Robert SymsPooleConaye
Thomas TugendhatTonbridge and MallingConaye
David WarburtonSomerton and FromeConaye
Bill WigginNorth HerefordshireCon (front bench)aye
William WraggHazel GroveConaye

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