Provision of Information on Both the Suspension of Parliament and Planning for Leaving the EU Without a Withdrawal Agreement — 9 Sep 2019 at 18:59

The majority of MPs voted to require the provision of certain information relating to both the suspension of Parliament and contingency planning for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement.

The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • has considered the matter of prorogation with the imminence of an exit from the European Union and accordingly resolves—
  • That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, that she will be graciously pleased to direct Ministers to lay before this House, not later than 11.00pm Wednesday 11 September, all correspondence and other communications (whether formal or informal, in both written and electronic form, including but not limited to messaging services including WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, Facebook messenger, private email accounts both encrypted and unencrypted, text messaging and iMessage and the use of both official and personal mobile phones) to, from or within the present administration, since 23 July 2019 relating to the prorogation of Parliament sent or received by one or more of the following individuals: Hugh Bennett, Simon Burton, Dominic Cummings, Nikki da Costa, Tom Irven, Sir Roy Stone, Christopher James, Lee Cain or Beatrice Timpson; and
  • that Ministers be further directed to lay before this House no later than 11.00pm Wednesday 11 September all the documents prepared within Her Majesty's Government since 23 July 2019 relating to operation Yellowhammer and submitted to the Cabinet or a Cabinet Committee.

Operation Yellowhammer was a codename used by the UK Treasury for cross-government civil contingency planning for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.[1]

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
Con0 283 (+2 tell)098.6%
DUP0 100100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent20 8068.3%
Lab238 (+2 tell) 1097.6%
LDem15 00100.0%
PC4 00100.0%
SNP33 0094.3%
Total:311 302096.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
John MannBassetlawLab (minister)no

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