European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement — Power for Ministers to Modify the Act — 13 Dec 2017 at 21:25
The majority of MPs voted to allow ministers to modify the European Union (Withdrawal) Act if required to implement the United Kingdom's agreement with the European Union on the terms of its withdrawal.
MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 30, page 7, line 2, leave out ‘(including modifying this Act)’ and insert “, apart from amending or modifying this Act”.
The rejected amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory statement:
- This amendment would remove the proposed capacity of Ministers in Clause 9 to modify and amend the Act itself via delegated powers.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||306 (+2 tell)||1||0||97.5%|
|Lab||0||244 (+2 tell)||0||93.9%|
|Kenneth Clarke||Rushcliffe||Con (front bench)||aye|