Uk’S Withdrawal from the Eu — 27 Feb 2019 at 18:48
That this House notes the Prime Minister’s statement on Leaving the European Union of 26 February 2019; and further notes that discussions between the UK and the EU are ongoing.
“We would support an extension…only if it was justified by a new choice of the British”.
“we would in no way accept an extension without a clear objective.”
“Frankly, the legislation takes precedence over the motion”-[Official Report, 14 February 2019; Vol. 654, c. 1070]
“close alignment with the single market”,
“agreement on the detail of future security arrangements, including”
“notes that discussions between the UK and EU are ongoing.”
“a level of liberalisation in trade in services well beyond the Parties’ World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments”.
“about as unambitious as it can get.”
“dynamic alignment on rights and protections”.
“commitments on participation in EU agencies and funding programmes”
“unambiguous agreement on the detail of future security arrangements, including access to the European Arrest Warrant.”
“If the United Kingdom chooses to let its red lines change…then the European Union would be ready immediately to...respond favourably.”
“ end Theresa May’s reckless approach to Brexit”,
“scrap the Conservatives’ Brexit White Paper and replace it with fresh negotiating priorities that have a strong emphasis on retaining the benefits of the Single Market and the Customs Union”,
“that leaving the EU with ‘no deal’ is the worst possible deal for Britain”,
“reject ‘no deal’ as a viable option”.
“If democracy means anything, it means a country’s right to change its mind”?
“If we lose the automotive industry, we lose one of the most powerful drivers of productivity and a powerful source of industrial innovation”.
“The consensus among those investors is that the UK is uninvestable at this point”.
“determined not to leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement”,
“providing leadership to the world. Now it can’t even provide leadership to itself.”
“Soviets killed, deported, exiled and imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Latvia’s inhabitants after the illegal occupation in 1940, and ruined lives of three generations, while the EU has brought prosperity, equality, growth, and respect.”
“I say respectfully that we would all benefit, in particular foreign affairs ministers, from opening a history book from time to time.”
“The British foreign minister comes to Slovenia asking us for a favour while arrogantly insulting us.”
“leaving the EU without a deal is one of the biggest threats our universities have ever faced”.
“a much sharper cliff edge in a few months’ time.”-[Official Report, 26 February 2019; Vol. 655, c. 167.]
“21-month extension makes sense as it would cover the multi-financial framework”-
“and make things easier. Provided leaders are not completely down with Brexit fatigue, and a three-month technical extension won’t cut it, I would expect a 21-month kick”
“An excellent statement with a good balance”-[Official Report, 25 February 2019; Vol. 655, c. 54.]
“make a success of a no deal.”-[Official Report, 26 February 2019; Vol. 655, c. 166.]
“proposals for an Office for Environmental Protection in England need to be significantly strengthened to guarantee its independence from Government, include climate change within its remit and provide it with the necessary powers to ensure the monitoring, reporting, oversight and enforcement of environmental law”.
“Where did it say ‘leave with a deal’ on the referendum paper; it never did-did it?”
“replaced with alternative arrangements”.
“First, we will hold a second meaningful vote by Tuesday 12 March at the latest. Secondly, if the Government have not won a meaningful vote by Tuesday 12 March, then they will, in addition to their obligations to table a neutral, amendable motion under section 13 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, table a motion to be voted on by Wednesday 13 March, at the latest, asking this House if it supports leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement and a framework for a future relationship on 29 March. So the United Kingdom will only leave without a deal on 29 March if there is explicit consent in this House for that outcome.
Thirdly, if the House, having rejected leaving with the deal negotiated with the EU, then rejects leaving on 29 March without a withdrawal agreement and future framework, the Government will, on 14 March, bring forward a motion on whether Parliament wants to seek a short, limited extension to article 50, and, if the House votes for an extension, seek to agree that extension approved by the House with the EU and bring forward the necessary legislation to change the exit date commensurate with that extension. These commitments all fit the timescale set out in the private Member’s Bill in the name of the right hon. Member for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford.”-[Official Report, 26 February 2019; Vol. 655, c. 166-167.]
(a) to negotiate with the EU for changes to the Political Declaration to secure:
i. a permanent and comprehensive customs union with the EU;
ii. close alignment with the single market underpinned by shared institutions and obligations;
iii. dynamic alignment on rights and protections;
iv. commitments on participation in EU agencies and funding programmes, including in areas such as the environment, education, and industrial regulation; and
v. unambiguous agreement on the detail of future security arrangements, including access to the European Arrest Warrant and vital shared databases; and
(b) to introduce primary legislation to give statutory effect to this negotiating mandate.”.-(Jeremy Corbyn.)
The House divided:
Ayes 240, Noes 323.
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||310 (+2 tell)||1||0||99.7%|
|Lab||1||235 (+2 tell)||0||96.7%|
|Kenneth Clarke||Rushcliffe||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Stephen Hepburn||Jarrow||Lab (minister)||no|