Agreement of the Joint Ministerial Committee on European Negotiation

Informal European Council – in the House of Commons at 12:07 pm on 6th February 2017.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 139
    A majority of MPs voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations.

“The Prime Minister may not exercise the power under section 1(1) until at least one month after all members of the Joint Ministerial Committee on European Negotiation have agreed a UK wide approach to, and objectives for, the UK’s negotiations for withdrawal from the EU.”.—(Ms Ahmed-Sheikh.)

Brought up.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

The House divided:

Ayes 62, Noes 333.

Division number 139 European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 26 — Agreement of Representatives of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Administrations

A majority of MPs voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations.

Aye: 62 MPs

No: 332 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 250 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

New Clause 158