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Amendability of motions

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:11 pm on 3rd April 2019.

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  • Division number 408
    A majority of MPs voted to allow amendments to a proposed motions on seeking to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, except those seeking to change the withdrawal date.

‘Any motion brought forward under section 1(1) in the form set out in section 1(2) may be amended in line with section 1(3) only to include a date.’—(Sir William Cash.)

This new Clause would prevent further amendments to standing orders etc.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 408 European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill — New Clause 4 — Amendability of Motions

A majority of MPs voted to allow amendments to a proposed motions on seeking to delay the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, except those seeking to change the withdrawal date.

Aye: 104 MPs

No: 508 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 32 MPs

Abstained: 1 MP

Absents: A-Z by last name

Abstaineds: A-Z by last name

The Committee divided: Ayes 105, Noes 509.

Question accordingly negatived.