EU Withdrawal - Motion to Agree

– in the House of Lords at 9:25 pm on 13th February 2019.

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Moved by Baroness Smith of Basildon

That this House, further to its resolutions of 14 and 28 January, calls on Her Majesty’s Government to take all steps necessary to ensure that (1) the United Kingdom does not leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 without an agreement with the European Union which has been fully ratified by both Houses of Parliament, and that (2) before the end of February 2019, motions are moved which fulfil the provisions under sections 13(1)(b) and (c) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.

Photo of Baroness Smith of Basildon Baroness Smith of Basildon Shadow Leader of the House of Lords, Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

My Lords, I started the day as an optimist, but the Minister has disappointed me yet again. He has failed to commit to doing everything to avoid no deal; he has failed to give a credible explanation of how we could reach an acceptable deal; and he has failed to say how we can get legislation through before exit day. Therefore, I beg to move.

Ayes 155, Noes 69.

Division number 1 EU Withdrawal - Motion to Agree

Aye: 153 Members of the House of Lords

No: 67 Members of the House of Lords

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Baroness Smith of Basildon’s Motion agreed.