Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill — Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 44 — 6 Mar 2024 at 19:13

Moved by Lord Browne of Ladyton

44: After Clause 5, insert the following new Clause-“Exemption for agents, allies and employees of the UK Overseas(1) Notwithstanding the Nationality and Borders Act 2022, the Illegal Migration Act 2023, any earlier Immigration Acts and the other provisions of this Act, the following categories of person may not be removed to the Republic of Rwanda-(a) agents or allies who have supported His Majesty’s armed forces overseas in an exposed or meaningful manner that now affects their claim for protection;(b) persons who have been employed by or indirectly contracted to provide services to the UK Government in an exposed or meaningful manner that now affects their claim for protection;(c) the partners and dependent family members of persons referred to in (a) or (b) above;(d) persons who were the partners or family members of persons referred to in (a) or (b) above in a manner that now affects their claim for protection.(2) The exemption in (1) above includes but is not limited to persons eligible for entry to the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (“ARAP”) and Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (“ACRS”).”Member's explanatory statementThis new clause would exempt people who have put themselves in harm’s way in support of His Majesty’s Armed Forces or otherwise via working with or for the UK Government overseas. It further exempts their partners and dependent family from removal to Rwanda.

Ayes 244, Noes 160.

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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 012.0%
Con4 153 (+2 tell)55.6%
Crossbench35 120.9%
DUP4 066.7%
Green1 050.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge4 044.4%
Lab112 (+2 tell) 066.3%
LDem66 081.5%
Non-affiliated11 325.0%
PC1 0100.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:242 15849.7%

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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Lord Deben Conaye
Baroness Fairhead Conaye
Viscount Hailsham Conaye
Lord Randall of UxbridgeCon (front bench)aye
Lord Hogan-Howe Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Lupton Non-affiliatedno
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no

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