Arrangements with EU about unaccompanied children seeking asylum

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill – in the House of Commons at 2:05 pm on 22nd January 2020.

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  • Division number 23
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring ministers to seek to negotiate with the EU to allow unaccompanied children seeking asylum to join their relatives by moving from the UK to the EU or vice-versa, and instead voted to require the Government to set out its policy on this subject.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 4.—(Steve Barclay.)

Division number 23 European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — Clause 37 — Arrangements with EU about Unaccompanied Children Seeking Asylum

A majority of MPs voted against requiring ministers to seek to negotiate with the EU to allow unaccompanied children seeking asylum to join their relatives by moving from the UK to the EU or vice-versa, and instead voted to require the Government to set out its policy on this subject.

Aye: 341 MPs

No: 254 MPs

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Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 51 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 342, Noes 254.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 4 disagreed to.