Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Clause 3 — Fortnightly Reports on Progress Towards an Executive in Northern Ireland — 9 Jul 2019 at 18:45
The majority of MPs voted for fortnightly reports on progress towards the formation of an Executive in Northern Ireland until 18 December 2019.
MPs were considering the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill.
The amendment supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
Amendment 15, in page 2, line 15, at end insert—
- ‘(1A) The Secretary of State shall make a further report under subsection 1 on or before 9 October 2019 at least every fourteen calendar days thereafter until either an Executive is formed or until 18 December 2019, whichever is the sooner.’
An explanatory statement from the MP proposing the motion stated:
- This amendment would require fortnightly reports to be made after the conference recess until an Executive was formed, or until the December recess.
The amendment impacted Clause 3 of the Bill which began:
- (1) The Secretary of State must, on or before 21 October 2019, publish a report explaining what progress has been made towards the formation of an Executive in Northern Ireland (unless an Executive has already been formed).
-  Parliament's webpage on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill (now the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act), Parliament.uk
-  Clause 3 of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill (which later became the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation Etc)) Bill as at the time of the vote, Parliament.uk
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||7||280 (+2 tell)||0||92.6%|
|Lab||225 (+2 tell)||1||0||92.3%|
|Guto Bebb||Aberconwy||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Kenneth Clarke||Rushcliffe||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Justine Greening||Putney||whilst Con||aye|
|Dominic Grieve||Beaconsfield||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Sam Gyimah||East Surrey||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Phillip Lee||Bracknell||whilst Con||aye|
|Oliver Letwin||West Dorset||whilst Con||aye|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|