United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clauses 42 to 44 — State Aid — Northern Ireland Agriculture — 21 Sep 2020 at 22:59

The majority of MPs voted to empower ministers to make regulations regarding state aid for agriculture and agricultural products in Northern Ireland and to make it so only UK ministers can comply with European Union requirements in relation to such state aid. European Union requirements may arise via the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland which formed part of the United Kingdom's agreement with the European Union on its withdrawal from the union.

MPs were considering the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill[1][2].

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

  • That clauses 42 to 44 stand part of the Bill.

Clause 42[1][2][3] is titled: Power to disapply or modify export declarations and other exit procedures and begins with its key operative clause which states:

  • A Minister of the Crown may by regulations make provision about the application of exit procedures to goods, or a description of goods, when moving from Northern Ireland to Great Britain

Clause 43[1][2][3] is titled: Regulations about Article 10 of the Northern Ireland Protocol and begins with its key operative clause which states:

  • The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for the purposes of domestic law in connection with Article 10 of the Northern Ireland Protocol(State aid).

Clause 44[1][2][3] is titled: Notification of State aid for the purposes of the Northern Ireland Protocol and begins with its key operative clause which states:

Debate in Parliament |

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con325 (+2 tell) 0089.8%
DUP6 20100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab0 188 (+2 tell)094.1%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 480100.0%
Total:332 257092.4%

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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Paul GirvanSouth AntrimDUP (front bench)no
Jim ShannonStrangfordDUP (front bench)no

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