European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — Clause 26 — Status of EU Case Law — 22 Jan 2020 at 14:05
The majority of MPs voted for United Kingdom courts and tribunals not to be bound by European Union case law.
MPs were considering the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill.
The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 2.
Lords amendment 2 stated:
- Page 30, line 13, leave out paragraph (b)
- (b)in subsection (4), after paragraph (b) (but before the “and” at the end of the paragraph) insert—“
- (ba)a relevant court or relevant tribunal is not bound by any retained EU case law so far as is provided for by regulations under subsection (5A),
Explanatory notes to the rejected Lords amendment stated the rejected amendment:
- would remove the provision in the Bill which provides that a relevant court or relevant tribunal is not bound by retained EU case law as may be provided for in regulations made under subsection (5A).
-  Parliament's webpage on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill. Parliament.uk website
-  Lords amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, Parliament.uk website
-  Version of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill as introduced to the House of Lords, 9 January 2020, Parliament.uk website
-  Explanatory notes to Lords amendment 2, 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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||341 (+2 tell)||0||0||94.0%|
|Lab||0||186 (+2 tell)||0||93.1%|