Contempt — Publication of Legal Advice on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement — 4 Dec 2018 at 16:22
The majority of MPs voted to find ministers in contempt for their failure to publish the legal advice provided by the Attorney General to the Cabinet concerning the European Union Withdrawal Agreement and to order the immediate publication of the advice.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House
- finds Ministers in contempt for their failure to comply with the requirements of the motion for return passed on 13 November 2018, to publish the final and full legal advice provided by the Attorney General to the Cabinet concerning the EU Withdrawal Agreement and the framework for the future relationship, and
- orders its immediate publication.
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||2||291 (+2 tell)||0||93.1%|
|Lab||249 (+2 tell)||0||0||96.5%|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|