Uk’S Withdrawal from the European Union — 13 Mar 2019 at 19:00
That this House declines to approve leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship on 29 March 2019; and notes that leaving without a deal remains the default in UK and EU law unless this House and the EU ratify an agreement.
“a sledgehammer to the economy.”
“would be a hammer blow to our manufacturing industries and the communities they support.”
“would be catastrophic for the UK auto industry and Ford’s manufacturing operations in the country”.
“If we end up with WTO tariffs, we’d have something like 10% of costs in addition on products shipped back into Europe”,
“would be completely disastrous for business in this country”-
“I am very happy to be public about”
“and very happy if the Prime Minister decides I am not the right person to do the business industry job.”
“no deal is fully acknowledged-certainly by me and the industry-as being ruinous for our prospects”-[Official Report, 4 February 2019; Vol. 654, c. 68.]
“WTO terms would not meet the Government’s commitments to ensure no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.”
“A ‘no-deal’ without alternative arrangements to protect patients is simply not acceptable and could put lives at risk.”
“everything must to be done to avoid a no deal Brexit, and the catastrophic impact this could have on British farming.”
“like the Titanic voting for the iceberg to get out of the way”.
“replicate the 40 EU free trade agreements that exist before we leave the EU so we’ve got no disruption of trade”.
“Making an equivalent mistake”-
“would constitute a serious dereliction of duty by the present Administration.”
“Tonight I am in disbelief how 391 MPs have a complete disregard towards the will of the British people and over 17.4 million votes in 2016…I wish you could read this email in parliament. I have some strong points as a citizen of this country, the public ‘17.4 million’ we are nobodies, we do not matter, we are just a tax code number, we do not count, we do not have any rights in our democracy and our democracy in this country is now proven to be dead.”
“There is constant talk of a 2nd referendum…or no Brexit at all…In 2016 I and all my family voted in the referendum. We were promised this was a once in a lifetime opportunity and more importantly our vote mattered. The UK had the biggest turn out in history with over 17.4 million giving the instruction to leave the EU…Mrs Spelman I can tell you this (and wish you could read it to all MPs), I’m done with voting. As are my family and in conversation on social media tonight many of my friends are done with voting too.”
“damaging, divisive and add extra complexity.”
“It is possible to envisage scenarios in which ‘no deal’ might be better than a bad deal, as the Government has suggested; such as, for example, if the eventual proposed agreement only involves payment of a large sum to the EU in settlement of UK liabilities, with no provisions for any preferential trade arrangements or transitional arrangements towards a mutually beneficial future relationship.”
“This tells us everything that is wrong with a no-deal scenario…This is no way to run a country.”
“No-deal would be catastrophic for the automotive industry. It would end frictionless trade, add billions to the cost of manufacturing and cost jobs.”
“cannot constitute the policy of any responsible Government.”
“UK nationals travelling to the EU for the purposes of work may be subject to extra conditions. Businesses will need to check individual Member State immigration rules for whether there are any requirements or conditions around supporting documentation, work permits or visas. Businesses should also check whether there are any restrictions on the provision of services, such as whether a UK professional qualification is recognised in the country in question.”
“There can be no doubt that a ‘no deal Brexit’ would be incredibly damaging to the Welsh agricultural sector and that eventuality should be avoided at all costs.”
“Taking back control is a careful change, not a sudden stop-we will negotiate the terms of a new deal before we start any legal process”.
“Dear Catherine…I thought I would share with you another email that I received…from a client in Denmark – who no longer wishes to trade with us... it’s self explanatory.”
Thanks for your email.
With England leaving eu we have decided to focus on distributors from eu to avoid issues at the border.”
“can she reassure the House that should we leave on 29 March on no-deal WTO terms, we are sufficiently prepared?”-[Official Report, 12 February 2019; Vol. 654, c. 752.]
“rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship.”.-(Yvette Cooper.)
The House divided:
Ayes 312, Noes 308.
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||9||291 (+2 tell)||0||96.2%|
|Lab||234 (+2 tell)||6||0||98.4%|
|Guto Bebb||Aberconwy||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Kenneth Clarke||Rushcliffe||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Dominic Grieve||Beaconsfield||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Sam Gyimah||East Surrey||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Antoinette Sandbach||Eddisbury||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Caroline Spelman||Meriden||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Ed Vaizey||Wantage||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Ronnie Campbell||Blyth Valley||Lab||no|
|Stephen Hepburn||Jarrow||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|
|John Mann||Bassetlaw||Lab (minister)||no|
|Graham Stringer||Blackley and Broughton||Lab (minister)||no|