Asylum Seekers (Removal to Safe Countries) — 14 Dec 2022 at 13:56
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that certain provisions of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 relating to the removal of asylum seekers to safe countries shall have effect notwithstanding inconsistency or incompatibility with international or other domestic law; to require the Secretary of State to proceed with such removals regardless of any decision or judgment of any international court or body; and for connected purposes.
“I will tackle it. We voted to leave so that we could act as a sovereign nation. The ECHR cannot inhibit our ability to properly control our borders and we shouldn’t let it.”
“As long as Britain remains a signatory to the Convention and bound by the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, governments will be prevented from adequately enforcing immigration laws.”
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||4||67 (+2 tell)||0||20.3%|
|SNP||37 (+2 tell)||0||0||86.7%|
|Robert Buckland||South Swindon||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Davis||Haltemprice and Howden||Con||no|
|Simon Hoare||North Dorset||Con (front bench)||no|
|David Simmonds||Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner||Con (front bench)||no|