Trade Bill — Report (Day 2) — Amendment 12 — 15 Dec 2020 at 13:31

Moved by Lord Lansley

12: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause-“Ratification of international trade agreements and treaties(1) The Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 is amended as follows.(2) In section 20 (treaties to be laid before Parliament before ratification), after subsection (1)(b) insert-“(ba) where the treaty is an international trade agreement as defined in the Trade Act 2020- (i) a Minister of the Crown has published an analysis of the requirement for the treaty to be implemented through changes to domestic legislation, and(ii) where changes to domestic legislation would be required as described in the analysis under sub-paragraph (i), the necessary legislation has been laid in the form of a statutory instrument or the necessary primary legislation has been enacted,”.(3) In section 21 (extension of 21 sitting day period), after subsection (2) insert-“(2A) Where a relevant Committee of either House of Parliament has recommended that a treaty constituting an international trade agreement as defined by the Trade Act 2020 should be debated in that House, the Minister of the Crown must ensure that the period does not expire before that debate has taken place.””Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause amends the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 to require analysis of the domestic legislation needed to implement a trade agreement to be laid with the Treaty; that the legislation should be enacted or laid before ratification; and that the Minister must allow a debate on the Agreement if sought by a Committee in either House.

Ayes 274, Noes 209.

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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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con6 16657.9%
Crossbench39 1325.7%
DUP0 360.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Judge0 16.7%
Lab130 158.2%
LDem82 176.9%
Non-affiliated8 128.1%
PC1 050.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:269 18751.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Lord Bowness Conaye
Lord Green of HurstpierpointConaye
Lord Lansley Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Warsi Conaye
The Duke of WellingtonConaye
Baroness Wheatcroft Conaye
Lord Carlile of BerriewCrossbenchno
Lord Carrington Crossbenchno
Viscount Colville of CulrossCrossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
Baroness Hunt of Bethnal GreenCrossbenchno
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness O'Loan Crossbenchno
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Thurlow Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Pendry Labno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno

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