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Uk — EU membership: reset (No. 2)

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:29 pm on 7th February 2017.

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  • Division number 142
    A majority of MPs voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms.

The Prime Minister may not exercise the power under section 1(1) until she has sought an undertaking from the European Council that failure by the Parliament of the United Kingdom to approve the terms of exit for the UK will result in the maintenance of UK membership on existing terms.”—(Alex Salmond.)

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

The House divided:

Ayes 88, Noes 336.

Division number 142 European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 180 — UK To Remain EU Member Unless UK Parliament Agrees Terms for Leaving

A majority of MPs voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms.

Aye: 89 MPs

No: 336 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

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Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 219 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.

New Clause 5