Nationality and Borders Bill — Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 51 — 2 Mar 2022 at 20:45

Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool

51: After Clause 37, insert the following new Clause-“Conditions for grant of asylum: cases of genocide(1) A person seeking asylum in the United Kingdom who belongs to a national, ethnical, racial or religious group which meets the criteria, in the place from which that person originates, set out in Article II of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide made in Paris on 9 December 1948, must be presumed to meet the conditions for asylum in the United Kingdom following an application to the Court from a non-governmental organisation (registered as a charity in the United Kingdom) representing such a person or group of persons belonging to a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.(2) The adjudication of whether the group to which the person seeking asylum belongs meets the description specified in subsection (1) must be determined by a judge of the High Court of England and Wales after consideration of the available facts.(3) Applicants for asylum in the United Kingdom from groups designated under this section may submit their applications and have them assessed at British missions overseas.(4) The Secretary of State may by regulations place a cap on the number of people granted asylum under subsection (1) in any given calendar year.”

Ayes 172, Noes 120.

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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
Bishop3 012.5%
Con3 11744.9%
Crossbench23 012.8%
DUP4 080.0%
Green1 050.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge1 09.1%
Lab74 042.0%
LDem55 065.5%
Non-affiliated7 215.8%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:172 12036.1%

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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Lord Polak Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Stroud Conaye
Baroness Warsi Conaye
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no

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