European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill — Clause 1 — Arrangements for Moving a Motion on Seeking to Delay the UK Leaving the EU — 8 Apr 2019 at 22:00

The majority of MPs voted for a little extra flexibility surrounding the moving of a motion in the House of Commons on a seeking delay to the UK leaving the EU.

The majority of MPs voted to allow any minister, rather than just the Prime Minister, to move a motion on if to seek to delay the United Kingdom leaving the European Union; and to allow the motion to be put either on the day after the Act receives Royal Assent or on the day after that.

MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill[1].

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House agrees with Lords amendments 2 and 3.

Lords amendment 2 stated[2]:

  • Page 1, line 2, after “Assent” insert “or on the day after that day”

This amendment impacted clause 1(1) of the Bill and introduced an extra day of flexibility over when the motion in clause 1(2) is be put before MPs in the House of Commons. That motion stated:

  • “That this House agrees for the purposes of [http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2019/16/section/1/enacted section 1 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 […]”

Lords amendment 3 stated[2]:

  • Page 1, line 2, leave out “the Prime Minister” and insert “a Minister of the Crown”

This amendment also impacted clause 1(1) of the Bill and permitted any Minister to move the motion set out in clause 1(2).

Debate in Parliament |

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con118 (+2 tell) 71 (+2 tell)061.7%
DUP0 100100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent18 0081.8%
Lab210 1085.8%
LDem11 00100.0%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP34 0097.1%
Total:396 82075.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Adam AfriyieWindsorConno
Sir David AmessSouthend WestCon (front bench)no
Steven BakerWycombeCon (front bench)no
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastCon (front bench)no
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)no
Ben BradleyMansfieldCon (front bench)no
Suella BravermanFarehamConno
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireCon (front bench)no
Conor BurnsBournemouth WestConno
Bill CashStoneCon (front bench)no
Maria CaulfieldLewesCon (front bench)no
Simon ClarkeMiddlesbrough South and East ClevelandCon (front bench)no
Geoffrey Clifton-BrownThe CotswoldsCon (front bench)no
Robert CourtsWitneyCon (front bench)no
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConno
Steve DoubleSt Austell and NewquayCon (front bench)no
Richard DraxSouth DorsetCon (front bench)tellno
James DuddridgeRochford and Southend EastCon (front bench)no
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenConno
Charlie ElphickeDoverwhilst Con (front bench)no
Nigel EvansRibble ValleyCon (front bench)no
Michael FabricantLichfieldCon (front bench)no
Mark FrancoisRayleigh and WickfordCon (front bench)no
Marcus FyshYeovilCon (front bench)no
Dame Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamCon (front bench)no
James GrayNorth WiltshireCon (front bench)no
Chris GreenBolton WestCon (front bench)no
Andrew GriffithsBurtonConno
Mark HarperForest of DeanConno
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)no
Adam HollowayGraveshamConno
Eddie HughesWalsall NorthCon (front bench)no
Ranil JayawardenaNorth East HampshireCon (front bench)no
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexCon (front bench)no
David JonesClwyd WestCon (front bench)no
Pauline LathamMid DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Andrew LewerNorthampton SouthCon (front bench)no
Julian LewisNew Forest EastCon (front bench)no
Julia LopezHornchurch and UpminsterCon (front bench)no
Jonathan LordWokingConno
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamCon (front bench)no
Craig MackinlaySouth ThanetCon (front bench)tellno
Scott MannNorth CornwallCon (front bench)no
Nigel MillsAmber ValleyCon (front bench)no
Damien MooreSouthportCon (front bench)no
Anne Marie MorrisNewton AbbotCon (front bench)no
Sheryll MurraySouth East CornwallCon (front bench)no
Priti PatelWithamCon (front bench)no
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireConno
Mark PritchardThe WrekinCon (front bench)no
Tom PursgloveCorbyConno
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetCon (front bench)no
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyCon (front bench)no
Andrew RosindellRomfordCon (front bench)no
Lee RowleyNorth East DerbyshireCon (front bench)no
Henry SmithCrawleyCon (front bench)no
Royston SmithSouthampton, ItchenCon (front bench)no
Bob StewartBeckenhamCon (front bench)no
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestCon (front bench)no
Robert SymsPooleCon (front bench)no
Derek ThomasSt IvesCon (front bench)no
Ross ThomsonAberdeen SouthCon (front bench)no
Michael TomlinsonMid Dorset and North PooleCon (front bench)no
Craig TraceyNorth WarwickshireConno
Anne-Marie TrevelyanBerwick-upon-TweedCon (front bench)no
Shailesh VaraNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Martin VickersCleethorpesCon (front bench)no
Theresa VilliersChipping BarnetCon (front bench)no
John WhittingdaleMaldonCon (front bench)no
Bill WigginNorth HerefordshireCon (front bench)no
William WraggHazel GroveCon (front bench)no

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