Clause 21 — Commencement

european union bill (programme) (No. 3) – in the House of Commons at 8:23 pm on 11th July 2011.

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  • Division number 319
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring each new Parliament to reaffirm the key provisions within the European Union Bill.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 15.—(Mr Lidington . )

The House proceeded to a Division.

Ayes 301, Noes 212.

Division number 319 European Union Bill — New Sunset Clause — rejected

A majority of MPs voted against requiring each new Parliament to reaffirm the key provisions within the European Union Bill.

Aye: 301 MPs

No: 212 MPs

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Absent: 133 MPs

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Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 15 disagreed to.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to their amendments 3, 5 to 13 and 15;

That Mr David Lidington, James Duddridge, Mr Wayne David, Mr David Hamilton and Mr David Heath be members of the Committee;

That Mr David Lidington be the Chair of the Committee;

That three be the quorum of the Committee.

That the Committee do withdraw immediately.—(James Duddridge .)

Committee to withdraw immediately; reasons to be reported and communicated to the Lords.