European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 1 — Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 — 14 Nov 2017 at 19:06
The majority of MPs voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law.
MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
- That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Clause 1 of the Bill is titled Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 and states:
- The European Communities Act 1972 is repealed on exit day.
The European Communities Act 1972 legislated for the UK's membership of European Communities and incorporated European Union law into UK law.
The text used in the initial paragraph of this description is taken from the explanatory notes to Clause 1.
-  Parliament's webpage on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
-  Clause 1 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
-  [Explanatory notes to Clause 1 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/cbill/2017-2019/0005/en/18005en13.htm]
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
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||305 (+2 tell)||0||0||96.8%|
|LDem||0||9 (+1 tell)||0||83.3%|
|SNP||0||34 (+1 tell)||0||100.0%|
|Frank Field||Birkenhead||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||aye|
|Graham Stringer||Blackley and Broughton||Lab (minister)||aye|