New Clause 2 - Permissible donors

Elections Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:00 pm on 17th January 2022.

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  • Division number 161
    A majority of MPs voted against adding a new Clause to prevent overseas electors donating to political parties in the UK.

(1) Section 54 (permissible donors) of PPERA is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (2)(a), after “register” insert

“at the time at which the donation is made, but not an individual so registered as an overseas elector;”—(Alex Norris.)

This new clause would prevent overseas electors donating to political parties in the UK.

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Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

Division number 161 Elections Bill — New Clause 2 - Permissible donors

A majority of MPs voted against adding a new Clause to prevent overseas electors donating to political parties in the UK.

Aye: 237 MPs

No: 318 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

The House divided: Ayes 237, Noes 322.

Question accordingly negatived.