After Clause 4 - Leave to Enter: Family Unity and Claims for Asylum

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:15 pm on 19 October 2020.

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  • Division number 145
    A majority of MPs voted not to allow those in the EU who wish to make a claim for asylum in the UK, and who would have been eligible for transfer to the UK under EU regulations, to enter the UK to make their claim.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 4.—(Kevin Foster.)

Division number 145 Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause — Leave to Enter: Family Unity and Claims for Asylum

A majority of MPs voted not to allow those in the EU who wish to make a claim for asylum in the UK, and who would have been eligible for transfer to the UK under EU regulations, to enter the UK to make their claim.

Aye: 325 MPs

No: 263 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 58 MPs

Absent: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 327, Noes 264.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 4 disagreed to. The list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy, is published at the end of today’s debates.