Clause 42 - Power to disapply or modify export declarations and other exit procedures

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:59 pm on 21st September 2020.

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  • Division number 102
    A majority of MPs voted to empower ministers to make regulations regarding state aid for agriculture and agricultural products in Northern Ireland and to make it so only UK ministers can comply with European Union requirements in relation to such state aid.

Amendment proposed: 54, page 33, line 40, at end insert “, and

(c) the need to respect the rule of law.”—(Paul Blomfield.)

This amendment would require Ministers to take into account the rule of law when making regulations about exit procedures for goods moving from Northern Ireland to Great Britain.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Question negatived.

Question put (single Question on successive provisions of the Bill), That clauses 42 to 44 stand part of the Bill.

Division number 102 United Kingdom Internal Market Bill — Clauses 42 to 44 — State Aid — Northern Ireland Agriculture

A majority of MPs voted to empower ministers to make regulations regarding state aid for agriculture and agricultural products in Northern Ireland and to make it so only UK ministers can comply with European Union requirements in relation to such state aid.

Aye: 332 MPs

No: 257 MPs

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Absent: 57 MPs

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The Committee divided: Ayes 332, Noes 257.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Clauses 42 to 44 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

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