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

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  • Division number 24
    A majority of MPs voted against highlighting the principle that the UK Parliament will not normally legislate in areas of devolved competence without the consent of the relevant devolved legislatures in Scotland and Wales.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 5.—(Steve Barclay.)

Division number 24 European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill — Consent of Devolved Legislatures in Scotland and Wales for UK Legislation on Devolved Matters

A majority of MPs voted against highlighting the principle that the UK Parliament will not normally legislate in areas of devolved competence without the consent of the relevant devolved legislatures in Scotland and Wales.

Aye: 348 MPs

No: 246 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 52 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 349, Noes 246.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 5 disagreed to.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83H), That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons to be assigned to the Lords for disagreeing to their amendments 1 to 5;

That Steve Barclay, Paul Blomfield, Jack Brereton, Thangam Debbonaire, Mr Mark Harper, David Rutley and Dr Philippa Whitford be members of the Committee.

That Steve Barclay be the Chair of the Committee.

That three be the quorum of the Committee.

That the Committee do withdraw immediately.—(Mike Freer.)

Question agreed to.

Committee to withdraw immediately; reasons to be reported and communicated to the Lords.