European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 9 — Parliamentary Approval for Terms of the UK's Withdrawal from the EU — 13 Dec 2017 at 18:45
The majority of MPs voted to require Parliamentary approval of the final agreement with the European Union on the terms of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.
MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The amendment supported in this vote was:
- Amendment 7, page 6, line 45, at end insert “, subject to the prior enactment of a statute by Parliament approving the final terms of withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.”
The additional text was added after subclause 9(1) of the Bill, which stated:
- (1) A Minister of the Crown may by regulations make such provision as the Minister considers appropriate for the purposes of implementing the withdrawal agreement if the Minister considers that such provision should be in force on or before exit day.
The amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory note:
- To require the final deal with the EU to be approved by statute passed by Parliament.
-  Parliament's webpage on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
-  Clause 9 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill as at the time of the vote
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||11||292 (+2 tell)||1||96.8%|
|Lab||245 (+2 tell)||2||0||96.1%|
|Heidi Allen||South Cambridgeshire||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Kenneth Clarke||Rushcliffe||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jonathan Djanogly||Huntingdon||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Dominic Grieve||Beaconsfield||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Stephen Hammond||Wimbledon||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Oliver Heald||North East Hertfordshire||Con||aye|
|Nicky Morgan||Loughborough||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Bob Neill||Bromley and Chislehurst||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Antoinette Sandbach||Eddisbury||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Anna Soubry||Broxtowe||whilst Con||aye|
|Sarah Wollaston||Totnes||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|John Stevenson||Carlisle||Con (front bench)||both|
|Frank Field||Birkenhead||whilst Lab (front bench)||no|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|