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[1].

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.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con306 (+2 tell) 1097.5%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 244 (+2 tell)094.3%
LDem0 120100.0%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 34097.1%
Total:316 297096.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye

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