After Clause 2 - Standards affected by international trade agreements

Trade Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:47 pm on 19th January 2021.

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  • Division number 205
    A majority of MPs voted not to require changes to standards in pursuit of an international trade agreement to be approved by Parliament prior to Parliament considering the agreement itself, and not to give devolved administrations a veto over such changes.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 6.—(Greg Hands.)

Division number 205 Trade Bill — After Clause 2 — Standards Affected by International Trade Agreements

A majority of MPs voted not to require changes to standards in pursuit of an international trade agreement to be approved by Parliament prior to Parliament considering the agreement itself, and not to give devolved administrations a veto over such changes.

Aye: 353 MPs

No: 270 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 23 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 353, Noes 270.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 6 disagreed to.

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