Universal Jurisdiction Debate Update

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POLICE REFORM BILL PASSED SECOND READING: 320–230

The vote went in favour of the bill, 320–230, and will now pass to the committee stage. Summary of Reading and surrounding Berkshire MPs:

  • Reading West, Alok Sharma (Con) – AYE
  • Reading East, Rob Wilson (Con) – ABSENT
  • Bracknell, Dr Phillip Lee (Con) – AYE
  • Maidenhead, Theresa May (Con) – AYE
  • Newbury, Richard Benyon (Con) – ABSENT
  • Slough, Fiona Mactaggart (Lab) – NOE
  • Windsor, Adam Afriyie (Con) – AYE
  • Wokingham, John Redwood (Con) – AYE

As you can see, only Slough Labour MP, Fiona Mactaggart, opposed the Bill. See how your MP voted in these plain text lists of AYES & NOES.

Watch all parts (42mins) of the debate mentioning Universal Jurisdiction:

Clips above follow JFJFP’s transcript

Excerpts: Sir Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton) & Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley):


Clips via BBC Democracy Live

JFJFP has the edited transcript mentioning UJ here… (full text)

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister was around the corner at the Conservative Friends of Israel annual business lunch. Lauding Israel as a “modern, dynamic, enterprise economy” and that his and the Conservative Party’s friendship with Israel “thrived in opposition [and] will be strengthened in government.” – he closed with… “You have a Prime Minister whose belief in Israel is indestructible.”



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