Motion G1 (as an amendment to Motion G)

Nationality and Borders Bill - Commons Amendments – in the House of Lords at 8:32 pm on 4th April 2022.

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The Lord Bishop of Durham:

Moved by The Lord Bishop of Durham

At end insert “and do propose Amendments 53B, 53C and 53D in lieu—

53B: Page 88, line 14, leave out “falling within subsection (2B)” and insert “prescribed by an order under subsection (2B)”

53C: Page 88, line 15, leave out “A State falls within this subsection if” and insert “The Secretary of State may by order prescribe a State for the purposes of subsection (2A) if”

53D: Page 88, line 31, at end insert—“(2BA) No order under subsection (2B) may be made unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.(2BB) The Secretary of State must not lay before Parliament a draft of an order prescribing a State under subsection (2B) unless the Secretary of State has first laid before each House of Parliament a proposal setting out—(a) the estimated costs, for at least the first two years after the order is to come into effect, of any arrangements made with that State in respect of the removal of asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to that State; and(b) the estimated costs, for at least the first two years after the order is to come into effect, of any additional aid provided to that State as a result of any such arrangements.””

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I beg to move, partly because this issue was not properly debated in the other place, and I wish to give it an opportunity to explore it fully in this amended form.

Ayes 176, Noes 153.

Division number 6 Nationality and Borders Bill - Commons Amendments — Motion G1 (as an amendment to Motion G)

Aye: 176 Members of the House of Lords

No: 153 Members of the House of Lords

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Motion G1 agreed.