European Union (Future Relationship) Bill — Second Reading — International Cooperation — 30 Dec 2020 at 14:30
The majority of MPs voted in favour of cooperation with the European Union and its member states on subjects including crime, transport, research and nuclear non-proliferation.
MPs were considering the
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That the Bill be now read a Second time.
The passing of this motion enabled the Bill to continue on the path to becoming law.
If the Bill had not passed by the end of the year the United Kingdom would have left the European Union without agreements made between the United Kingdom would have left the European Union having been implemented in law in the United Kingdom.
The Bill implements a number of agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union including the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), Agreement on Nuclear Cooperation and the Agreement on Security
Procedures for Exchanging and Protecting Classified Information.
The Bill enables cooperation between the United Kingdom and EU Member States on matters including:
- * the exchange of criminal records data
- * transfers of Passenger Name Record Data (PNR) for identifying "previously unknown individuals who may be involved in terrorism or serious crime as well as individuals at risk of exploitation"
- * the reciprocal searching and comparison of fingerprints and DNA profiles in databases
- * exchange of national DNA, fingerprint and vehicle registration data
- * mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and asset freezing and confiscation
- * extradition
- * product safety
- * transporting goods on trucks
- * social security
- * "Fusion for Energy" research
- * civil nuclear and nuclear non-proliferation activities
-  Parliament's webpage on the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill, Parliament.uk
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||359 (+2 tell)||0||0||98.6%|
|SNP||0||44 (+2 tell)||0||97.9%|
|Bell Ribeiro-Addy||Streatham||Lab (minister)||no|