New Clause 2 - Report on funding of enforcement agencies

Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:34 pm on 7th March 2022.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 206
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the funding of enforcement agencies in connection with powers which can be used to require people to explain the origin of assets.

“Within 28 days of this Act being passed, the Secretary of State must publish and lay before Parliament a report on the funding of enforcement agencies in connection with the provisions of Part 2 of this Act.”—(Dame Margaret Hodge.)

This new clause would require the Secretary of State to publish and lay before Parliament a report on the funding of enforcement agencies in connection with the reforms to unexplained wealth orders, as provided for in Part 2 of the Bill.

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

Division number 206 Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill — New Clause 2 — Report on Funding of Enforcement Agencies

A majority of MPs voted against requiring a report on the funding of enforcement agencies in connection with powers which can be used to require people to explain the origin of assets.

Aye: 230 MPs

No: 303 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 113 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The Committee divided: Ayes 229, Noes 303.

Question accordingly negatived.