United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (Money) — 14 Sep 2020 at 21:48

The majority of MPs voted to authorise the spending of public money for a broad range of economic, cultural, sporting, educational and administrative purposes linked to the Internal Market Bill and regulations made under its provisions.

The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
  • (1) sums required for providing financial assistance to any person for or in connection with any of the following purposes—
  • (a) promoting (including contributing directly or indirectly to) economic development in the United Kingdom or any area of the United Kingdom;
  • (b) providing (including, acquiring, designing, constructing, converting, improving, operating or repairing) infrastructure at places in the United Kingdom;
  • (c) supporting cultural activities, projects and events that directly or indirectly benefit the United Kingdom or particular areas of the United Kingdom;
  • (d) supporting activities, projects and events relating to sport or other physical recreation that directly or indirectly benefit the United Kingdom or particular areas of the United Kingdom;
  • (e) supporting international educational and training activities and exchanges;
  • (f) supporting educational and training activities and exchanges within the United Kingdom;
  • (2) any administrative expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown or the Competition and Markets Authority by virtue of the Act.

Clause 46[1] of the Bill stated:

  • (1)A Minister of the Crown may, out of money provided by Parliament, provide financial assistance to any person for, or in connection with, any of the following purposes—
  • (a)promoting economic development in the United Kingdom or any area of the United Kingdom;
  • (b)providing infrastructure at places in the United Kingdom (including infrastructure in connection with any of the other purposes mentioned in this section);
  • (c)supporting cultural activities, projects and events that the Minister considers directly or indirectly benefit the United Kingdom or particular areas of the United Kingdom;
  • (d)supporting activities, projects and events relating to sport that the Minister considers directly or indirectly benefit the United Kingdom or particular areas of the United Kingdom;(e)supporting international educational and training activities and exchanges;
  • (f)supporting educational and training activities and exchanges within the United Kingdom

Section (1) of the money motion appears to largely correspond with that clause.

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con335 (+2 tell) 0092.6%
DUP7 0087.5%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem0 000.0%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 45 (+2 tell)097.9%
Total:343 48061.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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
no rebellions

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