Telecommunications (Security) Bill — Report — Amendment 8 — 19 Oct 2021 at 17:45

Moved by Baroness Merron

8: After Clause 23, insert the following new Clause-“Network diversification(1) The Secretary of State must publish an annual report on the impact of progress of the diversification of the telecommunications supply chain on the security of public electronic communication networks and services.(2) The report required by subsection (1) must include an assessment of the effect on the security of those networks and services of-(a) progress in network diversification set against the most recent telecommunications diversification strategy presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State;(b) likely changes in ownership or trading position of existing market players;(c) changes to the diversity of the supply chain for network equipment;(d) new areas of market consolidation and diversification risk including the cloud computing sector;(e) progress made in any aspects of the implementation of the diversification strategy not covered by paragraph (a);(f) the public funding which is available for diversification.(3) The Secretary of State must lay the report before Parliament.(4) A Minister of the Crown must, not later than two months after the report has been laid before Parliament, move a motion in the House of Commons in relation to the report.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause requires the Secretary of State to report on the impact of the Government’s diversification strategy on the security of telecommunication networks and services, and allows for a debate in the House of Commons on the report.

Ayes 180, Noes 176.

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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
Con0 16059.3%
Crossbench19 412.6%
DUP0 360.0%
Green1 050.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge0 19.1%
Lab92 151.7%
LDem62 072.1%
Non-affiliated5 619.3%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:180 17644.7%

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
Lord Aberdare Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Mawson Crossbenchno
Lord Davidson of Glen ClovaLabno
Lord Cashman Non-affiliatedaye
Baroness Kennedy of CradleyNon-affiliatedaye
Lord Mann Non-affiliatedaye
Baroness Ritchie of DownpatrickNon-affiliated (front bench)aye
Baroness Stuart of EdgbastonNon-affiliatedaye

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