European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 11 — Devolved Administrations — Amendment of Retained EU Law — 4 Dec 2017 at 12:30

The majority of MPs voted not to give the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto on if they should prevented from ammending EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU.

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

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 72, page 8, line 28, at end insert—
  • ‘(3A) This section shall not come into effect until—
  • (a) the Scottish Parliament has passed a resolution approving the provisions in subsection (1);
  • (b) the National Assembly for Wales has passed a resolution approving the provisions in subsection (2); and
  • (c) the Northern Ireland Assembly has passed a resolution approving the provisions in subsection (3).

Had it not been rejected this amendment would have impacted Clause 11 of the Bill[2] titled Retaining EU restrictions in devolution legislation etc. which contained provisions preventing the devolved administrations amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. The rejected amendment sought to give the devolved administrations a veto on the introduction of those restrictions.


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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
Con306 (+2 tell) 0097.5%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1020.0%
Lab0 242093.4%
LDem0 10083.3%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 32 (+2 tell)097.1%
Total:316 290095.0%

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