Brexit

The UK's exit from the European Union was much debated before the 2016 referendum, and continues to be a topic for heated discussion as we head into exit negotiations. Catch up with the latest here.

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Recent votes on Brexit

  • The majority of MPs voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show debate 13 Mar 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show debate 8 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show debate 8 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show debate 8 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show debate 8 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show debate 8 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show debate 8 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show debate 7 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show debate 7 Feb 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show debate 6 Feb 2017

Parliamentary business about Brexit