Business of the House (Today) — UK’s Withdrawal from the EU — 14 Feb 2019 at 17:00
That this House welcomes the Prime Minister’s statement of 12 February 2019; reiterates its support for the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January 2019 and notes that discussions between the UK and the EU on the Northern Ireland backstop are ongoing.
“the Government’s position remains the same: the House voted to trigger article 50; that had a two-year timeline that ends on 29 March; we want to leave with a deal, and that is what we are working for.”-[Official Report, 13 February 2019; Vol. 654, c. 881.]
“support for the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January”.
“envisage making use of all available facilitative arrangements and technologies”.
“be considered in developing any alternative arrangements for ensuring the absence of a hard border on the island of Ireland on a permanent footing.”
“still waiting for concrete, realistic proposals from London on how to break #Brexit impasse”?
“catastrophic for the UK auto industry and Ford’s manufacturing operations in the country”,
“take whatever action is necessary to preserve the competitiveness of our European business.”
“We must reject the ideological templates provided by the socialist left and the libertarian right”.
“We are rapidly becoming the laughing stock of the world.”
“I will have to return to Britain as without the healthcare paid for, I can’t afford to live here. I wasn’t allowed to vote in the referendum. If we don’t get that healthcare lots of us will have to come home”.
“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”
“That this House…reiterates its support for the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January 2019”-
“rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement”.
“the effects of No Deal are happening now”,
“that discussions between the UK and the EU on the Northern Ireland backstop are ongoing.”
“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.”.-(Jeremy Corbyn.)
The House divided:
Ayes 306, Noes 322.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||311 (+2 tell)||0||0||98.7%|
|Lab||0||250 (+2 tell)||0||98.4%|