United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — After Clause 1 — COMMON FRAMEWORKS PROCESS — 10 Dec 2020 at 14:30

“discredited principle of ‘Westminster knows best’”?-[Official Report, House of Lords, 25 November 2020; Vol. 808, c. 278.]
“pragmatism, collaborative spirit and determination to get a deal done that would work for both sides.”-[Official Report, 9 December 2020; Vol. 685, c. 847.]
“willing to go to extreme and unreasonable lengths”.-[Official Report, 14 September 2020; Vol. 680, c. 42.]
“the clause without my amendments would enable the UK Government to spend in devolved fields and bypass the devolved Governments and Parliaments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who have been elected to be responsible for those fields. It would, in effect, hollow out the devolution settlements.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1293.]
“Having changed the settlement for a policy that they have not yet devised, the Government then wish simply to consult…and then announce their decision. That is what I would call ‘way one’-the UK Government way.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1309.]
“They were constitutionally improper and a constitutional aberration. They subverted the rule of law.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1277.]
“The purpose of our amendment is to preserve the potential for managed policy divergence that is central to the devolution settlement.”
“The Government have failed to explain properly why their list of exceptions is so much more restrictive than that of the EU-well, we can probably work that one out”. -[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1268-69.]
“environmental standards and protection…animal welfare…consumer standards, including digital and artificial intelligence privacy rights…employment rights and protections…health and life of humans, animals or plants…protection of public health…equality entitlements, rights and protections.”
“if there really is a will on the Government’s part to make this system work, a solution can be found.”
“Traders from other parts of the UK who had no regard for the higher standard could simply ignore it, irrespective of how simple and easy it was to comply with. That is not where we should be going.”
“A balance needs to be struck here, if devolution is to be respected.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1249-50.]
“to be very careful about clawing back decisions from our now quite long-established devolved settlements.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1256.]
“We would refer you to pages 81-83 of the White Paper, which sketch out a cross-sector example in the form of an illustrative supply chain in the agri-food area.”
“The CMA is therefore able to accept reporting requests from bodies and individuals with relevant concerns connected to”
“including those from outside of the UK.”
“the clause without my amendments would enable the UK Government to spend in devolved fields and bypass the devolved Governments and Parliaments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who have been elected to be responsible for those fields. It would, in effect, hollow out the devolution settlements.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1294.]
“This Bill is deliberately intended to cut across and undermine the devolution settlements because the Prime Minister does not agree with them”.-[Official Report, House of Lords, 9 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1294.]

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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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con350 (+2 tell) 0096.7%
DUP6 0075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 192 (+2 tell)096.0%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 480100.0%
Total:356 259096.4%

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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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