Finance Bill — New Clause 28 — Review of Impact of Finance Act on the Environment — 1 Jul 2020 at 18:30

The majority of MPs voted not to require an assessment of the impact of the Finance Act on the environment.

MPs were considering the Finance Bill.[1]

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Review of impact of Act on the environment and stated:

  • (1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer must conduct an assessment of the impact of this Act on the environment, and lay this before the House of Commons within six months of Royal Assent.
  • (2) This assessment must consider the impact on—
  • (a) the United Kingdom’s ability to achieve the 2050 target for net zero carbon emissions,
  • (b) the United Kingdom’s ability to comply with its third, fourth and fifth carbon budgets,
  • (c) air quality standards, and
  • (d) biodiversity.”

The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following statement from its proposer:

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%
Con338 (+2 tell) 0093.2%
DUP2 0025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 181 (+2 tell)090.6%
LDem0 9081.8%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 45093.8%
Total:340 242091.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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