European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill (Programme) — 1 Feb 2017 at 18:47
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in favour of a proposed timetable for dealing with the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
The majority of MPs voted in favour of a proposed timetable for dealing with the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.
MPs were considering the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
The Bill's operative clause was titled: Power to notify withdrawal from the EU and stated:
- (1) The Prime Minister may notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.
- (2) This section has effect despite any provision made by or under the European Communities Act 1972 or any other enactment.
The programme for dealing with the Bill supported by the majority of MPs in this vote gave three days for the subsequent stages of the Bill's progress in the House of Commons:
- Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on Consideration, any proceedings in legislative grand committee and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken in three days.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||318 (+2 tell)||1||0||97.6%|
|SNP||0||50 (+2 tell)||0||96.3%|