European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 10 — Implementation Period Negotiating Objectives: Erasmus+ — 8 Jan 2020 at 19:00
The majority of MPs voted against requiring the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the European Union's Erasmus+ education and youth programme.
MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Implementation period negotiating objectives: Erasmus+ and stated:
- (1) It shall be an objective of the Government to secure an agreement within the framework of the future relationship of the UK and the EU before the end of the implementation period that enables the UK to participate in all elements of the Erasmus+ programme on existing terms after the implementation period ends (“the Erasmus+ negotiations”).
- (2) A Minister shall lay before each House of Parliament a progress report on the Erasmus+ negotiations within six months of this Act being passed.’
The rejected new clause was accompanied by the following explanatory statement from its proposer:
- This new clause would require the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU’s Erasmus+ education and youth programme.
-  Parliament's webpage on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill. Parliament.uk website
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||336 (+2 tell)||0||0||92.6%|
|LDem||0||9 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|