European Union (Withdrawal) Bill — Clause 17 — Powers of Ministers — 12 Jun 2018 at 16:15

The majority of MPs voted not to restrict ministers to only making regulations as necessary, instead allowing them to make regulations as they consider appropriate, in connection with the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

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

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 43.

Amendment 43[2] stated:

  • Page 14, line 14, leave out “the Minister considers appropriate” and insert “is necessary”

Explanatory notes to the Lords amendment[3] stated:

  • Lords Amendment 43 would restrict a Minister of the Crown to making only such provisions that are necessary in consequence of the Bill.

Clause 17(1) of the Bill[4], which the rejected amendment sought to impact, stated:

  • (1) A Minister of the Crown may by regulations make such provision as the Minister considers appropriate in consequence of this Act.

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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
Con309 (+2 tell) 2098.7%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 30100.0%
Lab3 249 (+2 tell)098.1%
LDem0 120100.0%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 350100.0%
Total:322 306098.6%

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
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)no
Anna SoubryBroxtoweConno
Frank FieldBirkenheadLab (minister)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)aye
Graham StringerBlackley and BroughtonLab (minister)aye

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