Motion

Bespoke Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards Agreement

Bespoke Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards Agreement
That this Assembly supports a comprehensive and bespoke agreement between the European Union and the British Government to align sanitary and phytosanitary standards, with the aim of reducing checks and paperwork on goods being imported from Britain; recognises that this is the only realistic and practical way of reducing checks within the framework of existing international agreements; acknowledges that there is widespread support from businesses here for such an agreement; and calls on the European Union and the British Government to negotiate a bespoke agreement to align sanitary and phytosanitary standards.
Private Members' Motion
21/09/2021
21/09/2021
04/10/2021
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77 Members voted

48 Members voted AYE

29 Members voted NO

9 Members voted in both lobbies and are not included in these results

The Motion Was Carried, Simple Majority Lobby Division

MLA NameDesignationVoted
Dr Steve Aiken OBE UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Andy Allen UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Jim Allister UnionistNO
Dr Caoimhe Archibald NationalistAYE
Ms Kellie Armstrong OtherAYE
Ms Clare Bailey OtherAYE
Mrs Rosemary Barton UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Roy Beggs UnionistABSTAINED
Mr John Blair OtherAYE
Mr Cathal Boylan NationalistAYE
Mr Maurice Bradley UnionistNO
Ms Paula Bradley UnionistNO
Ms Sinéad Bradley NationalistAYE
Ms Paula Bradshaw OtherAYE
Ms Nicola Brogan NationalistAYE
Mr Keith Buchanan UnionistNO
Mr Thomas Buchanan UnionistNO
Mr Jonathan Buckley UnionistNO
Ms Joanne Bunting UnionistNO
Mr Robbie Butler UnionistABSTAINED
Mrs Pam Cameron UnionistNO
Mr Gerry Carroll OtherAYE
Mr Pat Catney NationalistAYE
Mr Alan Chambers UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Trevor Clarke UnionistNO
Mr Pádraig Delargy NationalistAYE
Mr Stewart Dickson OtherAYE
Ms Linda Dillon NationalistAYE
Mrs Diane Dodds UnionistNO
Ms Jemma Dolan NationalistAYE
Mr Stephen Dunne UnionistNO
Mr Mark Durkan NationalistAYE
Mr Alex Easton UnionistNO
Ms Sinéad Ennis NationalistAYE
Ms Ciara Ferguson NationalistAYE
Ms Órlaithí Flynn NationalistAYE
Mrs Arlene Foster UnionistNO
Mr Paul Frew UnionistNO
Mr Colm Gildernew NationalistAYE
Mr Paul Givan UnionistNO
Ms Deirdre Hargey NationalistAYE
Mr Harry Harvey UnionistNO
Mr David Hilditch UnionistNO
Mr William Humphrey UnionistNO
Ms Cara Hunter NationalistAYE
Mr William Irwin UnionistNO
Mr Declan Kearney NationalistAYE
Mrs Dolores Kelly NationalistAYE
Mr Gerry Kelly NationalistAYE
Ms Liz Kimmins NationalistAYE
Mrs Naomi Long OtherAYE
Mr Gordon Lyons UnionistNO
Mr Chris Lyttle OtherAYE
Mr Declan McAleer NationalistAYE
Mr Fra McCann NationalistAYE
Mr Daniel McCrossan NationalistAYE
Mr Patsy McGlone NationalistAYE
Mr Colin McGrath NationalistAYE
Mr Philip McGuigan NationalistAYE
Mr Maolíosa McHugh NationalistAYE
Miss Michelle McIlveen UnionistNO
Ms Sinead McLaughlin NationalistAYE
Mr Justin McNulty NationalistAYE
Ms Nichola Mallon NationalistAYE
Mr Gary Middleton UnionistNO
Mr Andrew Muir OtherAYE
Ms Áine Murphy NationalistAYE
Mr Conor Murphy NationalistAYE
Mr Mike Nesbitt UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Robin Newton UnionistNO
Ms Carál Ní Chuilín NationalistAYE
Mr John O'Dowd NationalistAYE
Mrs Michelle O'Neill NationalistAYE
Mr Matthew O'Toole NationalistAYE
Mr Edwin Poots UnionistNO
Mr George Robinson MBE UnionistNO
Ms Emma Rogan NationalistAYE
Mr Pat Sheehan NationalistAYE
Ms Emma Sheerin NationalistAYE
Mr Christopher Stalford UnionistNO
Mr John Stewart UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Mervyn Storey UnionistNO
Mr Robin Swann UnionistABSTAINED
Mr Peter Weir UnionistNO
Mr Jim Wells UnionistNO
Miss Rachel Woods OtherAYE

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