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.[1]

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

  • That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 2.

Lords amendment 2[2] stated:

  • Page 30, line 13, leave out paragraph (b)

The paragraph b was contained in a provision amending the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and stated[3]:

  • (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[4] stated the rejected amendment:

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con341 (+2 tell) 0094.0%
DUP7 0087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 186 (+2 tell)093.1%
LDem0 8072.7%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 20100.0%
SNP0 45095.7%
Total:348 247093.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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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