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 [ 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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Adam AfriyieWindsorConno
Sir David AmessSouthend WestConno
Steven BakerWycombeConno
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastConno
Peter BoneWellingboroughConno
Ben BradleyMansfieldConno
Suella BravermanFarehamConno
Andrew BridgenNorth West LeicestershireConno
Conor BurnsBournemouth WestConno
Bill CashStoneConno
Maria CaulfieldLewesConno
Simon ClarkeMiddlesbrough South and East ClevelandConno
Geoffrey Clifton-BrownThe CotswoldsConno
Robert CourtsWitneyConno
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConno
Steve DoubleSt Austell and NewquayConno
Richard DraxSouth DorsetContellno
James DuddridgeRochford and Southend EastConno
Iain Duncan SmithChingford and Woodford GreenConno
Charlie ElphickeDoverwhilst Conno
Nigel EvansRibble ValleyConno
Michael FabricantLichfieldConno
Mark FrancoisRayleigh and WickfordConno
Marcus FyshYeovilConno
Dame Cheryl GillanChesham and AmershamConno
James GrayNorth WiltshireConno
Chris GreenBolton WestConno
Andrew GriffithsBurtonConno
Mark HarperForest of DeanConno
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyConno
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabno
Philip HolloboneKetteringConno
Adam HollowayGraveshamConno
Eddie HughesWalsall NorthConno
Ranil JayawardenaNorth East HampshireConno
Bernard JenkinHarwich and North EssexConno
David JonesClwyd WestConno
Pauline LathamMid DerbyshireConno
Andrew LewerNorthampton SouthConno
Julian LewisNew Forest EastConno
Julia LopezHornchurch and UpminsterConno
Jonathan LordWokingConno
Tim LoughtonEast Worthing and ShorehamConno
Craig MackinlaySouth ThanetContellno
Scott MannNorth CornwallConno
Nigel MillsAmber ValleyConno
Damien MooreSouthportConno
Anne Marie MorrisNewton AbbotConno
Sheryll MurraySouth East CornwallConno
Priti PatelWithamConno
Owen PatersonNorth ShropshireConno
Mark PritchardThe WrekinConno
Tom PursgloveCorbyConno
John RedwoodWokinghamConno
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetConno
Laurence RobertsonTewkesburyConno
Andrew RosindellRomfordConno
Lee RowleyNorth East DerbyshireConno
Henry SmithCrawleyConno
Royston SmithSouthampton, ItchenConno
Bob StewartBeckenhamConno
Desmond SwayneNew Forest WestConno
Robert SymsPooleConno
Derek ThomasSt IvesConno
Ross ThomsonAberdeen SouthConno
Michael TomlinsonMid Dorset and North PooleConno
Craig TraceyNorth WarwickshireConno
Anne-Marie TrevelyanBerwick-upon-TweedConno
Shailesh VaraNorth West CambridgeshireConno
Martin VickersCleethorpesConno
Theresa VilliersChipping BarnetConno
John WhittingdaleMaldonConno
Bill WigginNorth HerefordshireConno
William WraggHazel GroveConno

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