Trade Bill — After Clause 2 — Parliamentary approval of trade agreements — 19 Jan 2021 at 17:45
“burning of villages, the use of live ammunition against protestors, arbitrary arrest and”
“detention…enforced disappearances, deaths in custody,”
“civilians, including women, children and the elderly”.
“persistent gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.”
“available diplomatic and punitive tools”.
“Parliament would remain sovereign,”
“but it would require primary legislation to reverse the court’s decision effectively”,-[Official Report, House of Lords, 7 December 2020; Vol. 808, c. 1053.]
“as far as possible that a future trade agreement is consistent with United Kingdom levels of statutory protection regarding, among other things-
(a) human, animal or plant life or health;
(b) animal welfare;
(c) the environment;
(d) food safety, quality, hygiene and traceability;”
“a Minister of the Crown ensures as far as possible that a future trade agreement is consistent with United Kingdom levels of statutory protection”
“not to kill us in cold blood, but to make us slowly disappear. So slowly that no one would notice.”
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
“for some baffling reason the Foreign Office still hesitates to use the term genocide”
“the UK government has already weakened protections around food imports and is failing to consider the impact of trade on public health, animal welfare and the environment with adequate rigour or transparency.”
“should ensure that all food eaten in the UK…is produced in a way that matches the high standards of production expected of UK farmers”
“the crime of all crimes”.
“we shouldn’t be engaged in free trade negotiations with countries abusing human rights.”
“private operators should be allowed into the service, and, indeed should compete on price.”
“we need to think about new ways of getting private money into the NHS.”
“any version of article 32.10 of the USMCA that would constrain the UK’s ability to negotiate our own trade agreement with China”.-[Official Report, 12 May 2020; Vol. 676, c. 111.]
“International bilateral trade agreements are revoked”-
“if the High Court of England and Wales makes a preliminary determination that they should be revoked”.
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||343 (+2 tell)||11||0||97.8%|
|Lab||0||199 (+2 tell)||0||99.5%|
|Tracey Crouch||Chatham and Aylesford||Con||no|
|David Davis||Haltemprice and Howden||Con||no|
|Roger Gale||North Thanet||Con (front bench)||no|
|Neil Hudson||Penrith and The Border||Con (front bench)||no|
|Jason McCartney||Colne Valley||Con||no|
|Bob Neill||Bromley and Chislehurst||Con (front bench)||no|
|Bob Seely||Isle of Wight||Con (front bench)||no|
|John Stevenson||Carlisle||Con (front bench)||no|
|Julian Sturdy||York Outer||Con (front bench)||no|