Trade Bill — Report (Day 2) — Amendment 15 — 15 Dec 2020 at 17:30

Moved by Baroness Kramer

15: After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause-“Investor-state dispute settlement(1) The United Kingdom may only become a signatory to an international trade agreement if the conditions in subsections (3), (4) and (5) are satisfied.(2) The Secretary of State may not lay a copy of an international trade agreement before Parliament under section 20(1) of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 unless the conditions in subsections (3), (4) and (5) are satisfied.(3) The condition under this subsection is that an international trade agreement must include a commitment by all parties to the agreement to pursue with other trading partners the establishment of a multilateral investment tribunal and appellate mechanism for the resolution of investment disputes.(4) The condition under this subsection is that legal proceedings brought against the United Kingdom under investment protection provisions included in an international trade agreement must be heard by the courts and tribunals system of the United Kingdom.(5) The condition under this subsection is that the provision in subsection (4) ends for any international trade agreement when a multilateral investment tribunal and appellate mechanism for the resolution of investment disputes is established under that trade agreement.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause would ensure that there is a commitment by all parties to a trade agreement to pursue the establishment of a multilateral investment process to adjudicate on investor disputes.

Ayes 265, Noes 269.

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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
Con2 20168.4%
Crossbench26 3128.2%
DUP0 360.0%
Green0 2100.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Judge0 16.7%
Lab136 160.9%
LDem83 177.8%
Non-affiliated10 443.8%
PC1 050.0%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:259 24656.7%

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
The Earl of CaithnessCon (front bench)aye
Baroness Wheatcroft Conaye
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Berkeley of KnightonCrossbenchaye
Baroness Boycott Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Broers Crossbenchaye
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Earl of ClancartyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Cox Crossbenchaye
Lord Cromwell Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Eames Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Freyberg Crossbenchaye
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Harries of PentregarthCrossbenchaye
Baroness Hollins Crossbenchaye
Lord Kerslake Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Masham of IltonCrossbenchaye
Baroness Meacher Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Murphy Crossbenchaye
Baroness O'Neill of BengarveCrossbenchaye
Baroness Prashar Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Ramsbotham Crossbenchaye
The Earl of SandwichCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Singh of WimbledonCrossbench (front bench)aye
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchaye
Baroness Stern Crossbenchaye
Lord Walker of AldringhamCrossbenchaye
Lord Grabiner Labno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Bhatia Non-affiliatedno
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno
Lord Mann Non-affiliatedno
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

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