Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Progress Report — Grammar — Ambiguity — 9 Jul 2019 at 18:45
The majority of MPs voted against making the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill grammatically correct and unambiguous in light of previous amendments.
MPs were considering the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill.
The amendment supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- Amendment 16, in page 2, line 16, leave out “the report” and insert
- “any report under this section”
An explanatory statement from the MP proposing the motion stated:
- This is a consequential amendment.
The amendment impacted Clause 3(2) of the Bill which prior to the amendment stated:
- (2)The Secretary of State must lay the report before Parliament.
previous amendments had added provisions relating to more than one report to to the clause, including on requiring a fortnightly reports on progress towards establishing an Northern Ireland Executive and on to require a report on progress towards protecting veterans of the Armed Forces and other security personnel from repeated investigation for Northern Ireland Troubles related incidents.
-  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 2018 as at the time of the vote, Parliament.uk
-  Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Clause 3 — Fortnightly Reports on Progress Towards an Executive in Northern Ireland — 9 Jul 2019 at 18:45, PublicWhip.org.uk
-  Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Clause 3 — Progress Report on Protecting Veterans Fom Repeated Investigation for Northern Ireland Troubles Incidents. — 9 Jul 2019 at 18:45, PublicWhip.org.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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||279 (+2 tell)||9||0||92.9%|
|Lab||1||222 (+2 tell)||0||91.1%|
|Guto Bebb||Aberconwy||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Kenneth Clarke||Rushcliffe||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Jonathan Djanogly||Huntingdon||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|
|Antoinette Sandbach||Eddisbury||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|