Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Clause 3 — Recall of Parliament to Consider Progress Reports — Establishing a Northern Ireland Executive — Protecting Veterans Fom Repeated Investigation for Northern Ireland Troubles Incidents — 18 Jul 2019 at 13:22
The majority of MPs voted for Parliament to be recalled, if it is not sitting, to consider reports on progress establishing a Northern Ireland Executive and on progress protecting veterans of the Armed Forces and other security personnel from repeated investigation for Northern Ireland troubles related incidents.
MPs were considering the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That amendment (a) to Lords amendment 1 be made.
Lords amendment 1 stated:
- Page 2, line 17, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
- The Secretary of State must make arrangements for—
- (a) a copy of each report published under subsection (1) to be laid before each House of Parliament by the end of the day on which it is published,
- (b) a motion in neutral terms, to the effect that the House of Commons has considered the report, to be moved in the House of Commons by a Minister of the Crown, and
- (c) a motion for the House of Lords to take note of the report to be tabled in the House of Lords and moved by a Minister of the Crown.
- (2B) The motions required under subsections (2A)(b) and (c) must be moved in the relevant House by a Minister of the Crown within the period of five calendar days beginning with the end of the day on which the report is laid before Parliament.”
Prior consideration by the House of Lords the Clause 3(2) of the Bill stated :
- The Secretary of State must lay the report before Parliament.
The motion which was the subject of this vote stated:
- The Commons agree to Lords Amendment 1 and propose Amendment 1A as an amendment thereto—
- At end insert—
- If, as a result of Parliament standing prorogued or adjourned, a Minister of the Crown cannot comply with the obligations in subsection (2A) or (2B), a proclamation under the Meeting of Parliament Act 1797 (c. 127) shall require Parliament to meet on a specified day within the period within which compliance with subsection (2B) is required and to meet on the five following days (other than Saturdays, Sundays or a day which is a bank holiday in the United Kingdom or in any part of the United Kingdom) to allow for compliance with subsection (2B).”
-  Parliament's webpage on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill 2019 (now the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act), Parliament.uk
-  Lords amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill 2019, 18 July 2019, Parliament.uk
-  Version of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill 2019 prior to consideration by the House of Lords, Parliament.uk
-  Amendment sheet for the 18 July 2019 Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill (changed to Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill), 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||17||262 (+2 tell)||0||90.1%|
|Lab||233 (+2 tell)||1||0||95.5%|
|Guto Bebb||Aberconwy||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Steve Brine||Winchester||whilst Con||aye|
|Alistair Burt||North East Bedfordshire||whilst Con||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|
|Richard Harrington||Watford||whilst Con||aye|
|Margot James||Stourbridge||whilst Con||aye|
|Phillip Lee||Bracknell||whilst Con||aye|
|Jeremy Lefroy||Stafford||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Oliver Letwin||West Dorset||whilst Con||aye|
|Paul Masterton||East Renfrewshire||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Sarah Newton||Truro and Falmouth||Con||aye|
|Antoinette Sandbach||Eddisbury||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Ed Vaizey||Wantage||whilst Con (front bench)||aye|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|