European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 143 — Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU — 7 Feb 2017 at 21:28
The majority of MPs voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU.
MPs were considering the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled Financial Liability of the UK towards the EU and stated:
- “The Prime Minister may not exercise the power under section 1 until the Chancellor of the Exchequer has—
- (a) published an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, and
- (b) made a statement to the House of Commons on the economic impact of the United Kingdom leaving the single market.”
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||318 (+2 tell)||0||0||97.3%|
|SNP||0||52 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|
|Frank Field||Birkenhead||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kate Hollern||Blackburn||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Gisela Stuart||Birmingham, Edgbaston||Lab (minister)||no|