Nationality and Borders Bill — New Clause 50 — Advertising Assistance for Unlawful Immigration to the United Kingdom — 7 Dec 2021 at 19:00
The majority of MPs voted not to make it an offence to advertise services designed to facilitate illegal immigration.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Advertising assistance for unlawful immigration to the United Kingdom and stated:
- (1) It is an offence to advertise by any means, including using social media, services designed to facilitate the commission of an offence under section 25 of the Immigration Act 1971.
- (2) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable—
- (a) on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years, to a fine or to both, or
- (b) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or to both.
The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That the clause be read a Second time.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Nationality and Borders Bill, Parliament.uk
-  Nationality and Borders Bill, as introduced 6 July 2021, Parliament.uk
-  Explanatory notes to the Nationality and Borders Bill, as introduced 6 July 2021, 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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||312 (+2 tell)||0||0||86.7%|
|Lab||0||166 (+2 tell)||0||84.4%|