EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship — Motion (G) Parliamentary Supremacy — MPs to Decide Between Remaining in the EU and Leaving Without a Withdrawal Agreement — 1 Apr 2019 at 22:53

The majority of MPs voted not to require that, if the UK leaving the union without a withdrawal agreement becomes imminent, MPs in the House of Commons decide between leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement and remaining in the union.

The majority of MPs voted not to require that, if the United Kingdom leaving the union without a withdrawal agreement becomes imminent, MPs in the House of Commons decide between leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement and remaining in the union.

  • That
  • (1) If, at midday on the second last Day before exit day, the condition specified in section 13(1)(d) of the Act (the passing of legislation approving a withdrawal agreement) is not satisfied, Her Majesty’s Government must immediately seek the agreement of the European Council under Article 50(3) of the Treaty to extend the date upon which the Treaties shall cease to apply to the United Kingdom;
  • (2) If, at midday on the last Day before exit day, no agreement has been reached (pursuant to (1) above) to extend the date upon which the Treaties shall cease to apply to the United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Government must immediately put a motion to the House of Commons asking it to approve ‘No Deal’;
  • (3) If the House does not approve the motion at (2) above, Her Majesty’s Government must immediately ensure that the notice given to the European Council under Article 50 of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union is revoked in accordance with United Kingdom and European law;
  • (4) If the United Kingdom’s notice under Article 50 is revoked pursuant to (3) above a Minister of Her Majesty’s Government shall cause an inquiry to be held under the Inquiries Act 2005 into the question whether a model of a future relationship with the European Union likely to be acceptable to the European Union is likely to have majority support in the United Kingdom;
  • (5) If there is a referendum it shall be held on the question whether to trigger Article 50 and renegotiate that model;
  • (6) The Inquiry under paragraph (4) shall start within three months of the revocation; and
  • (7) References in this Motion to “Days” are to House of Commons sitting days; references to “exit day” are references to exit day as defined in the Act; references to the Act are to The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018; and references to the Treaty are to the Treaty on European Union.

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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
Con260 9085.9%
DUP10 00100.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent4 13085.0%
Lab18 121056.5%
LDem0 10090.9%
PC0 40100.0%
SNP0 32091.4%
Total:292 190075.3%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Guto BebbAberconwyCon (front bench)aye
Nicholas BolesGrantham and Stamfordwhilst Conaye
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye
Mark FieldCities of London and WestminsterCon (front bench)aye
Justine GreeningPutneyConaye
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldCon (front bench)aye
Richard HarringtonWatfordConaye
Phillip LeeBracknellConaye
Antoinette SandbachEddisburyCon (front bench)aye
Ed VaizeyWantageCon (front bench)aye
Kevin BarronRother ValleyLab (minister)no
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Sarah ChampionRotherhamLab (minister)no
Rosie CooperWest LancashireLab (minister)no
Jon CruddasDagenham and RainhamLabno
Caroline FlintDon ValleyLab (minister)no
Yvonne FovargueMakerfieldLab (minister)no
Stephen HepburnJarrowLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
George HowarthKnowsleyLab (minister)no
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLab (minister)no
Emma Lewell-BuckSouth ShieldsLab (minister)no
John MannBassetlawLab (minister)no
Toby PerkinsChesterfieldLabno
Ruth SmeethStoke-on-Trent NorthLab (minister)no
Gareth SnellStoke-on-Trent CentralLab (minister)no
Graham StringerBlackley and BroughtonLab (minister)no
Derek TwiggHaltonLabno

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