Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill — Commons Reasons — Motion D1 (as an amendment to Motion D) — 17 Apr 2024 at 19:31

Moved by Lord Browne of Ladyton

10F: 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) allies or agents who have supported His Majesty’s armed forces overseas in an exposed or meaningful manner that now affects their claims 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 or 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 Relocation 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 within one week of arrival in the UK 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 247, Noes 195.

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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
Bishop2 08.0%
Con1 188 (+2 tell)65.4%
Crossbench39 123.3%
DUP5 083.3%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge2 022.2%
Lab116 (+2 tell) 068.2%
LDem68 084.0%
Non-affiliated7 419.6%
PC1 050.0%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:245 19353.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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Baroness Fairhead Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Deech Crossbenchno
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Baroness Hoey Non-affiliatedno
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Tyrie Non-affiliated (front bench)no

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