European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 14 — Report on Interpretation of Retained EU law During Transitional Period — 14 Nov 2017 at 22:45

The majority of MPs voted not to require a report on how retained EU law will be interpreted during a transition period between the UK withdrawing from the EU and a withdrawal agreement being implemented.

MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Interpretation of retained EU law during transitional period and stated:

“Within one month of Royal Assent of this Act the Secretary of State shall lay a report before Parliament setting out how the interpretation of retained EU law provisions in section 6 shall operate in the event of a transitional period being agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union ahead of the implementation of a withdrawal agreement.”

The rejected clause was accompanied by an explanatory notice stating:

  • This new clause would ensure that Ministers must set out in detail how the provisions in Clause 6 would apply during a transitional period before the United Kingdom fully implements a withdrawal agreement.


Debate in Parliament |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con304 (+2 tell) 1097.2%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1025.0%
Lab2 243 (+1 tell)094.6%
LDem0 11091.7%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 34 (+1 tell)0100.0%
Total:316 295095.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffewhilst Con (front bench)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Graham StringerBlackley and BroughtonLab (minister)no

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