MPs vote against all four Brexit alternatives Nick Boles quits the Conservatives after his Common Market 2.0 plan finishes third Janet Daley: If this is Parliament's best effort, maybe May's Brexit deal isn't so bad Lord Hague: The next Tory leader could find the party in ruins - or worse Sign up for The Telegraph's Brexit newsletter Sign up to the Telegraph's Brexit WhatsApp group MPs once again failed to agree on a way forward for Brexit on Monday as Theresa May prepared to use the threat of a long delay or a general election to persuade her party to back her deal. Parliament voted on four alternatives to Mrs May’s deal, including a customs union and a second referendum, without reaching a majority for any of the options on offer. The Tories will now push Mrs May to pivot to a no deal Brexit, but the Prime Minister will hold a marathon five-hour session with her Cabinet on Tuesday in attempt to create unity around her EU Withdrawal Agreement. She will use … [Read more...] about Brexit vote results: Theresa May hints at long delay after MPs fail to agree on indicative votes
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VOTED AGAINST Conservatives Adam Afriyie Windsor Against Lucy Allan Telford Against Richard Bacon South Norfolk Against Steve Baker Wycombe Against John Baron Basildon and Billericay Against Guto Bebb Aberconwy Against Crispin Blunt Reigate Against Peter Bone Wellingborough Against Suella Braverman Fareham Against Andrew Bridgen North West Leicestershire Against Conor Burns Bournemouth West Against William Cash Stone Against Rehman Chishti Gillingham and Rainham Against Christopher Chope Christchurch Against Simon Clarke Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Against Damian Collins Folkestone and Hythe Against Robert Courts Witney Against Richard Drax South Dorset Against James Duddridge Rochford and Southend East Against Iain Duncan Smith Chingford and Woodford Green Against Charlie Elphicke Dover Against Michael Fabricant Lichfield Against Michael Fallon Sevenoaks Against Mark Francois Rayleigh and Wickford Against Marcus Fysh … [Read more...] about Brexit vote results: Find out how your MP voted
Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has been voted down by MPs in another landmark defeat for the Government. Some 118 Conservative MPs had rebelled against against the Government in the first Meaningful Vote, delivering a record defeat. This meant that Prime Minister May had a huge task at hand in order to regain her majority. This time round, in the second Meaningful Vote, the Government lost by a margin of 242 to 391 - a majority of 149. Some 75 Conservative MPs rebelled this time, delivering the fourth largest Government defeat in parliamentary history. You can see how each MP voted on the agreement by using our interactive tool below. Just three Labour MPs voted with the Prime Minister... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week Register … [Read more...] about Brexit vote result: All 75 Tory rebels, and how your MP voted on Theresa May’s deal
Theresa May has been boosted with a new mandate to re-negotiate her Brexit plan after a series of backbench amendments were voted down by MPs. Conservative and DUP MPs backed the Prime Minister as MPs rejected the Cooper-Boles amendment which would have bound the Government in extending Article 50. However, in a non-binding amendment set out by Caroline Spelman, MPs indicated that they would not support a no-deal Brexit. Having secured the backing of the backbench Conservative ERG group and a handful of eurosceptic Labour MPs, this was the only amendment to go against the Prime Minister. Only 17 Conservative MPs rebelled against the Government over the Cooper amendment, while 14 Labour MPs backed... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week … [Read more...] about Brexit vote result: How did your MP vote in each amendment?
MPs have been voting on a string of amendments to plot the way forward for Brexit. The dramatic results support Theresa May's as she embarks on a massive battle with the EU to rewrite her 585-page deal. The fact remains that 59 days before Brexit, we are still far from winning a deal with the EU. MPs voted down a bid to delay Brexit - but did vote by an 8-strong majority for a purely symbolic bid to "reject" No Deal. At least after tonight's votes we now know a little more about where things are going. Here is each of the amendments and how MPs voted on them in full. 1. CORBYN AMENDMENT PURPOSE: Give MPs options SUMMARY: The Labour leader, who was accused by the PM of “facing both ways” on Brexit , wanted to give the Commons a series of options. They included votes on a his favoured plan of a customs union with the EU and creating the path to a second referendum. But crucially, it did not mean Labour would actually support another EU vote - a source of deep division … [Read more...] about Brexit vote results in full