UK Withdrawal from the EU — Withdrawal Agreement — Ireland — 14 Feb 2019 at 17:00

The majority of MPs voted to show a preference for the principle of a withdrawal agreement which would avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland via a mechanism other than the United Kingdom remaining aligned with the European Union customs union rather than requiring the presentation, to the House of Commons, of either a negotiated withdrawal agreement, or a statement declaring there is no-longer an agreement in principle, by 27 February 2019, and to allow MPs to consider how to proceed.

MPs were considering a motion stating:

The approach to leaving the EU mentioned referred to House of Commons vote where[1]:

  • The majority of MPs voted to express support for an agreement on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union which avoids a hard border on the island of Ireland via a mechanism other than the United Kingdom remaining aligned with the European Union customs union.

The amendment rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • leave out from “House” to end and add
  • “requires by 27 February 2019 a Minister of the Crown either (a) to move another motion under Section 13(1)(b) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 or (b) to make a written statement declaring that there is no longer an agreement in principle in the negotiations with the European Union and to move no later than that date an amendable motion on how the Government proposes to proceed.”

The original motion sought support for the principle of a withdrawal agreement which would avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland via a mechanism other than the United Kingdom remaining aligned with the European Union customs union. The rejected amendment sought to omit that support and instead require the presentation, to the House of Commons, of either a negotiated withdrawal agreement, or a statement declaring there is no-longer an agreement in principle, by 27 February 2019, and to allow MPs to consider how to proceed.

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
Con311 (+2 tell) 0098.7%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 5075.0%
Lab0 250 (+2 tell)098.4%
LDem0 110100.0%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 350100.0%
Total:322 306098.4%

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
no rebellions

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