International Aid: Treasury Update — 13 Jul 2021 at 15:51

“the House has not…had an opportunity for a decisive vote on maintaining the UK’s commitment to the statutory target of 0.7%. I expect the Government to find a way to have this important matter debated and to allow the House formally to take an effective decision.”-[Official Report, 7 June 2021; Vol. 696, c. 667.]
That this House has considered the Written Ministerial Statement relating to Treasury Update on International Aid, which was made to the House on Monday 12 July.
“the Government would consequently return to spending 0.7% of GNI on international aid in the next calendar year”.-[Official Report, 12 July 2021; Vol. 699, c. 4WS.]
“We will proudly maintain our commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of GNI on development”.
“We will proudly maintain our commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of GNI on development”.
“a commitment enshrined in law and one to which the new Department”-
“will honour its responsibilities.”
“as an active, internationalist, problem-solving and burden-sharing nation.”
“Millions of Yemeni children, women and men desperately need aid to live. Cutting aid is a death sentence.”
“These cuts will be devastating for women and girls and their families across the world.”
“spending huge sums of British taxpayers’ money as though we were some independent Scandinavian NGO”
“shovelling money out the door”.
“a sustainable current budget surplus”.
“We are committed to the 0.7% of GNI commitment…We want the aid budget and the development know-how and expertise that we have in DFID-it has done a fantastic job…at the beating heart of our international decision-making processes.”-[Official Report, 18 June 2020; Vol. 677, c. 947.]
“any substantial change in gross national income”
“fiscal circumstances…in particular, the likely impact of…the target on taxation, public spending and public borrowing”.
“giant cashpoint in the sky”.-[Official Report, 16 June 2020; Vol. 677, c. 670.]
“We are proud of our peace-building and humanitarian efforts around the world, particularly in war-torn or divided societies, and of our record in helping to reduce global poverty”
“We will proudly maintain our commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of GNI on development”.
“this Government’s commitment on international aid is a tangible example of…leadership”.-[Official Report, 20 October 2015; Vol. 600, c. 793.]
“built into the formula: our payments go up in times of plenty and fall back when our economy is stretched.”
“Charity is patient, is kind.”

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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 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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con331 (+2 tell) 24 (+1 tell)098.4%
DUP0 80100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab0 198 (+1 tell)098.5%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 47097.9%
Total:332 296098.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Sir David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
Harriett BaldwinWest WorcestershireCon (front bench)no
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
Karen BradleyStaffordshire MoorlandsCon (front bench)no
Steve BrineWinchesterCon (front bench)no
Rehman ChishtiGillingham and RainhamConno
Stephen CrabbPreseli PembrokeshireCon (front bench)no
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConno
Tobias EllwoodBournemouth EastCon (front bench)no
Roger GaleNorth ThanetCon (front bench)no
Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)no
Simon HoareNorth DorsetCon (front bench)no
Neil HudsonPenrith and The BorderCon (front bench)no
Jeremy HuntSouth West SurreyCon (front bench)no
Pauline LathamMid DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon (front bench)no
Anthony MangnallTotnesCon (front bench)tellno
Theresa MayMaidenheadConno
Johnny MercerPlymouth, Moor ViewCon (front bench)no
Andrew MitchellSutton ColdfieldConno
Caroline NokesRomsey and Southampton NorthCon (front bench)no
Neil ParishTiverton and HonitonCon (front bench)no
Mark PawseyRugbyCon (front bench)no
Bob SeelyIsle of WightCon (front bench)no
Thomas TugendhatTonbridge and MallingCon (front bench)no

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