United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clause 46 — Power to Provide Financial Assistance for Economic Development etc. — 16 Sep 2020 at 20:00
The majority of MPs voted to authorise ministers to spend public money for a broad range of economic, cultural, sporting, educational and administrative purposes.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the clause stand part of the Bill.
- (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
-  Parliament's webpage on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, Parliament.uk website
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||332 (+2 tell)||0||0||91.8%|
|SNP||0||43 (+2 tell)||0||93.8%|