Clause 1 - Key definitions for Part 1

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 10th January 2022.

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  • Division number 152
    A majority of MPs voted against an amendment which alone had no impact, but which was part of a series of amendments seeking to exclude foreign states from owning, or part-owning, and controlling, companies funded to build and run nuclear reactors via UK consumers' electricity bills and to require such companies to use fuel rods made in the UK.

Amendment proposed: 1, page 1, line 15, at end insert—

“(6) ‘Owned by a foreign power’ means owned by a company controlled by a foreign state and operating for investment purposes.”—(Dr Whitehead.)

This amendment is a definition of “foreign power” set out in Amendment 2.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 152 Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill — Clause 1 — Key Definitions for Part 1

A majority of MPs voted against an amendment which alone had no impact, but which was part of a series of amendments seeking to exclude foreign states from owning, or part-owning, and controlling, companies funded to build and run nuclear reactors via UK consumers' electricity bills and to require such companies to use fuel rods made in the UK.

Aye: 204 MPs

No: 313 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 127 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 204, Noes 316.

Question accordingly negatived.