Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 1 — Authorisation of criminal conduct — 15 Oct 2020 at 16:00
“includes conduct outside the United Kingdom.”
“An authorisation of the use of a participating agent has no legal effect and does not confer on either the agent or those involved in the authorisation process any immunity from prosecution”,
“may form the basis of representations by the Service to the prosecuting authorities that prosecution is not in the public interest.”
“in the interests of the economic well-being of the United Kingdom.”
“interests of the economic well-being of the United Kingdom.”
“amid the clash of arms, the laws are not silent. They may be changed, but they speak the same language in war as in peace.”
“Someone who maintains a relationship for the covert purpose of providing information to another person”-
“participate in any act of violence except in self-defense”.
“the state, in tasking the CHIS… is not the instigator of that activity and cannot be treated as somehow responsible for it… it would be unreal to hold the state responsible.”
“there would not be State responsibility under the Convention”-
“for conduct where the intention is to disrupt and prevent that conduct, or more serious conduct… and/or where the conduct would take place in any event.”
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||314 (+2 tell)||1||0||87.1%|
|Lab||0||189 (+2 tell)||0||95.0%|
|David Davis||Haltemprice and Howden||Con||aye|