European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill — Clause 1 — No Delay to Withdrawal Beyond 22 May 2019 — 3 Apr 2019 at 22:11
The majority of MPs voted against preventing the Prime Minister accepting any delay to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union beyond 22 May 2019.
MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill.
The amendment rejected by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- Amendment 1, page 2, line 3, at end insert—
- “(8) But the Prime Minister may not agree to any extension of the Article 50 period proposed by the European Council which is later than 22 May 2019.”
The Bill required a motion to be put to the House of Commons of the form:
- “That this House agrees for the purposes of section 2 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019 to the Prime Minister seeking an extension of the period specified in Article 50(3) of the Treaty on European Union to a period ending on […]”
The date was not specified in the bill, but the Bill provided for it to be added prior to the motion being moved.
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||189||109 (+2 tell)||1||96.2%|
|Lab||227 (+2 tell)||1||0||93.9%|