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[1].

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.

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Debate in Parliament |

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con11 292 (+2 tell)196.5%
DUP0 100100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent1 0050.0%
Lab245 (+2 tell) 2095.4%
LDem12 00100.0%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP34 0097.1%
Total:308 304196.1%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Heidi AllenSouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)aye
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonCon (front bench)aye
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldCon (front bench)aye
Stephen HammondWimbledonCon (front bench)aye
Oliver HealdNorth East HertfordshireConaye
Nicky MorganLoughboroughCon (front bench)aye
Bob NeillBromley and ChislehurstCon (front bench)aye
Antoinette SandbachEddisburyCon (front bench)aye
Anna SoubryBroxtoweConaye
Sarah WollastonTotnesCon (front bench)aye
John StevensonCarlisleCon (front bench)both
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no

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