Nationality and Borders Bill — After Clause 37 — Refugee Resettlement Schemes — Targets — 20 Apr 2022 at 17:48

The majority of MPs voted not to require an annual numerical target for number of refugees to be resettled in the United Kingdom.

MPs were considering the Nationality and Borders Bill.[1][2][3]

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 11B.

Lords amendment 11B stated:[4]

  • Insert the following new Clause—
  • Refugee resettlement schemes
  • (1) The Secretary of State must publish a numerical target for the resettlement of refugees to the United Kingdom each year.
  • (2) The target under this section must include the numbers of people resettled under—
  • (a) dedicated schemes for the evacuation of people from a geographical locality, such as a specific third State,
  • (b) a general UK resettlement scheme, and
  • (c) other routes as appropriate.
  • (3) The Secretary of State must put in place appropriate resourcing and infrastructure to support local authorities to deliver the target under subsection (1).”


Debate in Parliament |

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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
Alba0 1050.0%
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con300 (+2 tell) 1083.7%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 4080.0%
Lab0 161 (+2 tell)081.5%
LDem0 12092.3%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 42093.3%
Total:303 228083.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)no

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