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[1].

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[2]:

  • Page 2, line 17, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
  • (2A)
  • 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[3] :

  • The Secretary of State must lay the report before Parliament.

The motion which was the subject of this vote[4] stated:

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
Con17 262 (+2 tell)090.1%
DUP0 100100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent14 1075.0%
Lab233 (+2 tell) 1095.5%
LDem12 00100.0%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP34 0097.1%
Total:315 274092.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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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Guto BebbAberconwywhilst Con (front bench)aye
Steve BrineWinchesterwhilst Conaye
Alistair BurtNorth East Bedfordshirewhilst Conaye
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonCon (front bench)aye
Justine GreeningPutneywhilst Conaye
Dominic GrieveBeaconsfieldwhilst Con (front bench)aye
Sam GyimahEast Surreywhilst Con (front bench)aye
Richard HarringtonWatfordwhilst Conaye
Margot JamesStourbridgewhilst Conaye
Phillip LeeBracknellwhilst Conaye
Jeremy LefroyStaffordCon (front bench)aye
Oliver LetwinWest Dorsetwhilst Conaye
Paul MastertonEast RenfrewshireCon (front bench)aye
Sarah NewtonTruro and FalmouthConaye
Antoinette SandbachEddisburywhilst Con (front bench)aye
Keith SimpsonBroadlandConaye
Ed VaizeyWantagewhilst Con (front bench)aye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no

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