Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill — Commons Amendments and Reasons — Motion F1 (as an amendment to Motion F) — 16 Apr 2024 at 18:10

Moved by Lord Browne of Ladyton

10D: 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 paragraph (a) or (b) above;(d) persons who were the partners or family members of persons referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) above in a manner that now affects their claim for protection.(2) The exemption in subsection (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”).(3) A person seeking to rely upon the exemption in subsection (1) above shall give the Secretary of State notice as soon as reasonably practicable to allow prompt verification of available records as to allies, agents, employees, contractors and family members.(4) Failure to give reasonable notice as required under subsection (3) above, may in the absence of available records verifying the claimant’s qualification for exemption under this section, allow a court or tribunal to draw adverse inferences as to the credibility of the claimant’s case for exemption.””

Ayes 275, Noes 218.

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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
Bishop7 028.0%
Con2 204 (+2 tell)71.2%
Crossbench56 434.9%
DUP5 083.3%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge3 033.3%
Lab116 (+2 tell) 068.2%
LDem70 086.4%
Non-affiliated9 626.8%
PC2 0100.0%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:273 21660.0%

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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Baroness Fairhead Con (front bench)aye
Viscount Hailsham Conaye
Lord Carrington Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
Lord Hogan-Howe Crossbench (front bench)no
Earl Peel Crossbenchno
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Baroness Foster of AghadrumseeNon-affiliatedno
Baroness Hoey Non-affiliatedno
Lord Moore of EtchinghamNon-affiliatedno
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Tyrie Non-affiliated (front bench)no

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