Domestic Abuse Bill — Report (3rd Day) — Amendment 67 — 15 Mar 2021 at 16:00

Moved by Baroness Meacher

67: After Clause 72, insert the following new Clause- “Victims of domestic abuse: data-sharing for immigration purposes(1) The Secretary of State must make arrangements to ensure that personal data of a victim of domestic abuse in the United Kingdom that is processed for the purpose of that person requesting or receiving support or assistance related to domestic abuse is not used for any immigration control purpose.(2) The Secretary of State must make arrangements to ensure that the personal data of a witness to domestic abuse in the United Kingdom that is processed for the purpose of that person giving information or evidence to assist the investigation or prosecution of that abuse, or to assist the victim of that abuse in any legal proceedings, is not used for any immigration control purpose.(3) Paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 shall not apply to the personal data to which subsection (1) or (2) applies.(4) For the purposes of this section, the Secretary of State must issue guidance to-(a) persons from whom support or assistance may be requested or received by a victim of domestic abuse in the United Kingdom;(b) persons exercising any function of the Secretary of State in relation to immigration, asylum or nationality; and(c) persons exercising any function conferred by or by virtue of the Immigration Acts on an immigration officer.(5) For the purposes of this section-“immigration control purpose” means any purpose of the functions to which subsection (4)(b) and (c) refers;“support or assistance” includes the provision of accommodation, banking services, education, employment, financial or social assistance, healthcare and policing services; and any function of a court or prosecuting authority;“victim” includes any dependent of a person, at whom the domestic abuse is directed, where that dependent is affected by that abuse.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause would require the Secretary of State to make arrangements to ensure that the personal data of migrant survivors of domestic abuse that is given or used for the purpose of their seeking or receiving support and assistance is not used for immigration control purposes.

Ayes 321, Noes 262.

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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
Bishop11 037.9%
Con5 20570.7%
Crossbench66 1439.6%
DUP0 360.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Judge3 233.3%
Lab134 059.6%
LDem78 173.1%
Non-affiliated8 334.4%
PC1 050.0%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:308 23058.5%

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 Cooper of WindrushConaye
Baroness Newlove Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Warsi Conaye
The Duke of WellingtonConaye
Lord Anderson of IpswichCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Carrington Crossbenchno
Lord Chartres Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Curry of KirkharleCrossbenchno
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
Lord Green of DeddingtonCrossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Laming Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Rana Crossbenchno
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Thurlow Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Trevethin and Oaksey Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Brown of Eaton-under-HeywoodJudge (front bench)no
Lord Judge Judge (front bench)no
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Bhatia Non-affiliatedno
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

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