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Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 13th December 2017.

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Question accordingly agreed to.

Amendment 7 agreed to.

More than six hours having elapsed since the commencement of proceedings, the proceedings were interrupted (Programme Order, 11 September).

The Chair put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83D).

Amendment proposed: 30, page 7, line 2, leave out ‘(including modifying this Act)’ and insert

“, apart from amending or modifying this Act”.—(Matthew Pennycook.)

This amendment would remove the proposed capacity of Ministers in Clause 9 to modify and amend the Act itself via delegated powers.

Question put,That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 297, Noes 316.