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Implementation period negotiating objectives: Erasmus+

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 8th January 2020.

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  • Division number 11
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU's Erasmus+ education and youth programme.

‘(1) It shall be an objective of the Government to secure an agreement within the framework of the future relationship of the UK and the EU before the end of the implementation period that enables the UK to participate in all elements of the Erasmus+ programme on existing terms after the implementation period ends (“the Erasmus+ negotiations”).

(2) A Minister shall lay before each House of Parliament a progress report on the Erasmus+ negotiations within six months of this Act being passed.’—(Layla Moran.)

This new clause would require the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU’s Erasmus+ education and youth programme.

Brought up, and read the First time.

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

Division number 11 European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — New Clause 10 — Implementation Period Negotiating Objectives: Erasmus+

A majority of MPs voted against requiring the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU's Erasmus+ education and youth programme.

Aye: 254 MPs

No: 344 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

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Absent: 48 MPs

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The Committee divided: Ayes 254, Noes 344.

Question accordingly negatived.